Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) was recently awarded federal contracts to provide Ship Repair Service on U.S. Navy assets assigned to Naval Base Guam. Awarded to CMC were the Barrier (Beaver) Boat #2 Overhaul, Preservation and Fabrication of two (2) Barrier Boat Cradles and repairs to YC1478. The Barrier Boat is a National Security asset used to open and secure the barrier gate which separates the Inner Apra Harbor from Outer Apra Harbor.
The Barrier Boat Cradles is used to support dry docking of Barrier Boats and/or secure the boats on the pier during heavy weather such as Typhoons. The YC1478 is a cargo barge used to delivery logistics and stores to Navy vessels and as a breasting barge for Navy Aircraft Carriers when alongside a berthing pier.
CMC performed the work at its PACDIM Ship Repair Facility located at the commercial port F2 Pier. Repairs, fabrication and overhaul was supported by CMC personnel in Engineering, Planning, Quality Control (QC), Shipfitting, Welding, Pipefitting, Blasting, Painting, Insulation, Mechanical and Electrical. Requirements on the Barrier Boat Cradles and YC1478 was completed as schedule on June 30, 2017. Barrier Boat #2 remains at PACDIM and is on schedule to complete before the end of July.