Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) is proud to announce the graduates of its inaugural Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Course. A total of 10 of CMC’s personnel successfully completed the course held at our Maritime Training Facility. The Apprentice Mate (Steersman) course is designed for mariners working towards becoming a mate on tugboats. This course covers:
- the rules and regulations for uninspected towing vessels and barges,
- towing gear, fittings and towing terminology,
- tugboat design, capabilities and towing hazards, and
- towing operations safety.