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CMC Completes Emergency Repairs for Taiwan Vessel
April 8th, 2013


Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) successfully repaired the F/V SEA TRADER , a 1300 Ton US Flag Fishing vessel, from March 11 to March 31,2013.  F/V SEA TRADER was damaged during operations within the FSM. The owner, Sea Trader Fisheries LLC, operating out of Kaohsiung, Taiwan contracted CMC’s Shipyard, PACDIM to perform emergency repairs.  PACDIM is one of the closest shipyards near FSM fishing grounds. F/V SEA TRADER was docked on our 1000 Ton dry-dock- the AFDL21 on  March 13, 2013.  The Fishing Vessel was repaired within a two (2) week period.  Our facility’s location allows F/V SEA TRADER to return to her fishing activities much sooner than if repaired in New Zealand, Philippines or Taiwan.  Sea Trader Fisheries LLC normally uses shipyards in New Zealand, Philippines or Taiwan for emergency repairs and dry dock purposes.

CMC is promoting more use of its facility for these type of repairs in support of the Fishing Fleets based in the RMI and the FSM. Our close location near the FSM and RMI Fishing grounds saves Fishing Fleets a significant amount of mobilization and demobilization costs for repair and dry-docking purposes and enables the Fishing vessels to remain very close to its fishing  grounds.

Cabras Marine Awarded Overhaul for US Navy Barge
September 27th, 2013

Cabras Marine Corporation was recently awarded the Navy YRB36 dry dock overhaul.  YRB 36 was docked at the company's PACDIM Facility on September 27, 2013  into one of their fleet of floating docks, AFDL-21.   

GEDA visits PACDIM
October 4th, 2013

On Oct. 04 2013, GEDA officials visited PACDIM for a tour of the facility and its various departments like Ship & Chassis Repair.  CMC presented how it performed a complete make over of the former Casamar facility and in turn generated new jobs and ship repair opportunities on Guam.  Present for the visit was GEDA Administrator Henry J. Taitano, Project Director/Consultant Mike Cruz and Larry Toves, Real Property Manager with Joseph Cruz, President of Cabras Marine and Gerry Hammond, Ship Repair Advisor.

CMC is Awarded Contract for Naval Facility
October 13th , 2013

On Oct. 12, 2013, Cabras Marine Corporation was awarded the Navy Ship Repair Facility (SRF) Contract for Guam.   The SRF contract is for a one year base period with four additional  one year options  and total value is approximately $77 Million.  CMC is dedicated to revitalizing  ship repair as one of the major industries on Guam. Integral to this goal is CMC's determination to develop a sustainable local work force through programs such as the Marine Transportation and Ship Repair Apprenticeship  Program.  CMC has teamed with Ambyth Shipping/SeaFix, Gulf Copper, and NASSCO (subsidiary of General Dynamics) to execute the SRF contract.

Cabras Marine Commences Work on Two Navy Vessels
November 16th, 2013


Cabras Marine Corporation was recently awarded two separate contracts to overhaul Guam Navy Port Operation barges, YC 1478 and YON 291.   The overhauls will be performed by Cabras' local workforce of ship repair professionals and its technical subcontractors.   Overhauls are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2014.

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