About Caldwell Marine International

Caldwell Marine International, LLC is an advanced marine construction contractor specializing in submarine utility operations.

In operation for over 65 years


Caldwell Marine International, LLC is an MBE certified 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 65 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 advanced marine construction project.

CMI is a part of the JAG Companies Inc. which includes Northeast Remsco Construction, and Huxted Tunneling. 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.

The Most Sought After Infrastructure Expert


Our Values, Focus and Vision are an integral part of our spirit and central to our continued growth and success. Business decisions will be consistent with our values and employee performance will be evaluated for consistency with our values. I expect us to embrace our Values, Focus and Vision and make them a part of our daily activities.

Rolando E. Acosta


Improving America’s infrastructure one challenging project at a time.


“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” – Benjamin Franklin.

  • Our reputation is of utmost importance and outweighs everything.
  • We do what is right, not what is easy.
  • We deliver high quality projects with integrity.
  • We proudly represent the name on our hard hat every day.


“There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison

  • We outperform our competition because we are focused in our effort to plan the work and solve problems.
  • We are enthusiastic about every challenging project we build.
  • Hard work might exhaust us, but we give our best effort because we care.


“Individual commitment to a group effort-that is what makes a team work, a company work.” – Vince Lombardi

  • We use “we” and not “I.” “We” signifies you are part of an organization larger than yourself. “I” implies you are only concerned about your self-interest.
  • We involve employees in decision-making. We ensure the entire team feels a part of the company’s growth.
  • We win as a Team and we lose as Team; we are committed to working as Team.
Brett 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 has recently been promoted from General Manager to Vice President.

James 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 assembled a strong experienced team and successfully grew the company in addition to having expanded its range of services.  Jim has recently transitioned into a newly created position of Senior Advisor at Caldwell Marine International.  He will continue to impart his expertise and wisdom with the CMI team.


We are committed to achieving an accident free workplace. Proactive involvement, personal responsibility, personal accountability, and continuous individual improvement are expected of all employees, subcontractors, vendors and clients. Safety is of utmost importance in the planning of all work, and every one of our employees embrace his/her role in successfully implementing our Safety Program.

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