Caldwell Marine International, LLC is a marine construction contractor specializing in submarine utility operations. CMI’s main focus is marine construction, submarine power cables, fiber optic submarine cables and systems worldwide.

In operation for over 60 years, CMI has successfully carried out the installation and repair of hundreds of submarine power and telecommunications cables worldwide. CMI has successfully built and rehabilitated many piers and docks, as well as installed many unique marine structures that require advanced installation techniques. With a wide range of specialized marine construction equipment, an Atlantic waterfront yard, and over 150 years of marine construction experience on staff, Caldwell is ready to take on any marine construction project.

CMI is an affiliate of Northeast Remsco Construction, Inc. This working partnership provides strength, commitment and a common goal focused on delivering “Excellence of Service” to its customers, from start to finish, on time and on budget.


jimJames B. Yuille

Jim began his career in the marine construction industry as a commercial diver in 1969 after a four year tour in the U.S. Navy. By 1978 he had worked his way up to the level of project management. After managing multiple marine projects in South America and the Caribbean, Jim returned stateside assuming the position of Vice President of Sea Tec International. The company was sold to Chicago Bridge & Iron Industries in 1985 and Jim remained with CBI as V.P. of Operations.

In 1990 Jim took a position with the Brand Industries Division of Waste Management Inc. for the purpose of developing a heavy construction, civil marine start-up company in the greater New York area. After its successful first year of operation, Brand Marine Services, Inc. was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Waste Management with Jim as its President.

Jim left Brand Marine to start his own venture, after which he worked through 2003 as a northeast area manager for various heavy marine construction firms. Jim joined Caldwell Marine in 2004. As Vice President, he has assembled a strong experienced team and has successfully grown the company in addition to having expanded its range of services.



alperezAl Perez

Al began his career in the excavation, utility construction industry in 1987. Over the next 10 years, he built his experience one rung at a time as the company grew so did his intensity to be successful. By 1997 he had worn the hat of foreman, assistant superintendent, project engineer, and project manager, whilst performing the duties of estimator and purchasing agent for the projects he was assigned. In 1999 Al was appointed to the position of Vice President of Engineering/Chief Estimator of a now midsized heavy highway bridge contractor. Al’s persistence, hard work, and dedication was the formula for his success.

In 2011 Al joined the Caldwell Marine International as the Chief Estimator and shortly thereafter upon securing work in the Civil Marine Construction also took on the added responsibility of Executive Project Manager for various projects.



brettbaileyBrett Bailey

After graduating from Florida Tech with a degree in Ocean Engineering in 2003, Brett began is his career in the Civil Marine industry with the State of New Jersey’s Bureau of Coastal Engineering. After serving seven years as a project manager on various marine construction and beachfill projects, Brett joined the Caldwell Marine team. Brett has served as a project engineer and project manager for various marine and land-based civil projects. Brett currently serves as the Assistant Cable Manager under Jim Yuille.