DOL Regional Administrator Ms. Tarah Holt Site Visit
March 10th, 2020
Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) values the partnerships made with the Department of Labor and Guam Community College (GCC) to further promote apprenticeship programs here on Guam. It was an absolute pleasure to have the DOL’s Regional Administrator Ms. Tarah Holt visit our PACDIM Facility and discuss apprenticeship opportunities. Joining Ms. Holt were members of Guam Department of Labor – Gerry Toves (Deputy Director), Phyllis Topasna (Apprenticeship Program Coordinator), Malory Cruz & Arlene Carbullido (Project Coordinator). We are appreciative that Ms. Holt took the time to hear our background story and how we continue to strive in being part of the solution. Our Ship Repair Boot Camp has proven to be a successful program as there have been two batches of a total 42 graduates who successfully completed the 12-week course. We are committed to creating opportunities for these hard-working individuals and expect to continue hosting Boot Camps for all areas in the maritime industry
Hurao & Endurance Arrival on Guam
March 10th, 2020
Cabras Marine Corporation had the pleasure of welcoming the latest addition to our fleet M/T Hurao and M/T Endurance on Guam early Tuesday morning. The two tugs made a grand entrance as they were welcomed by sister tugs Matua, Goliath, Talofofo, and Agility. The two tugs are U.S. Flagged and will operate in support of commercial and military operations in Apra Harbor. CMC is committed to investing in the future of Guam by creating job opportunities and showcasing Guam’s strategic location for port operations and military presence.
Welcome to Cabras Marine
Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) is the leading provider of pilot, tug, barge, spill response, firefighting, and ferry services in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana’s Islands. CMC, which operates as a woman-owned business, has been professionally servicing commercial and military enterprises in the region since 1970 and continuously strives to provide elite performance for both current and prospective clients. CMC also performs quality ship repair services on Guam at its PACDIM facility as an ABR certified shipyard. CMC recently completed performance under a multi-year contract to perform maintenance and repair of U.S. Navy assets through Military Sealift Command (MSC).CMC continues to provide these services under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity ( IDIQ) contract with the US Military Sealift Command starting October 1, 2017.
Cabras Marine own's Pacific Dry-dock and Integrated Maintenance (PACDIM) providing ship repair services for commercial and government vessels, respectively. Services provided include but are not limited to ship fitting, pipefitting, water blasting, deck repair, painting, mechanical services, scaffolding services, electrical motor rewinding and dry docking services for vessels under 1,000 tons. CMC provides ship repair service to three different markets. In addition to supporting ship repair needs for its own fleet of assets, CMC provides ship repair services to Commercial Customers like Crowley, DZSP .Patriot Contract Services, OSI and to US Military Sealift Command Vessels operating in the Guam area.
CMC’s fleet is 100% U.S. Flagged and classed with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV), and Germanischer Lloyd (GL).
Cabras Marine Corporation is a woman-owned, HUBZone certified, small business enterprise, established in 1970 as a provider of pilot and tug services. Cabras has since kept pace with the rapid development of Guam and the CNMI and maintained its status as the region’s premier provider of tug and pilot services through the Company’s ongoing expansion and modernization. Cabras’s fleet currently numbers 25 vessels, including ten tug boats, seven crew boats, six barges, one container ship, and one skimmer boat, and our personnel remain extensively qualified in support of the Company’s objectives .
In 2012, Cabras Marine Corporation consolidated its management and industrial support operations into Pacific Dry-Dock and Integrated Maintenance Facility (PACDIM), a waterfront property at the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port of Guam.