Your gateway to seamless maritime solutions

The Tembladora Port facility is one of the Caribbean’s foremost maritime ports The calm waters and ideal climatic conditions of the Western peninsula of Chaguaramas, Trinidad, in the Gulf of Paria, provides for our clients, a strategic location.

Experience in the energy sector

TELs thirty year track record of expertise and safety in the marine and energy sector allows us to offer comprehensive and competitive solutions that cater to all your needs.

The TEMBLADORA port ensures expedient delivery with top-notch service, utilizing deep water berths, advanced equipment, and diverse logistical solutions for optimum convenience, safety, and security 24/7.

TEL, along with its parent company PIER 1 Marine ( can accommodate up to 7 platform vessels at any one time.

The newly upgraded port at Tembladora, commissioned in 2021, supports the specialized needs of the energy sector by providing logistics for OSVs.

TEL has significantly transformed the facility to meet international standards, including five deep water berthing stations, a reinforced 700 ft pier, and a high load-bearing capacity of up to 11 tons per square meter on its quayside.

Our story

This facility once housed the notable Alcoa bauxite transhipment port, which was a significant landmark in Trinidad and Tobago.

ALCOA Steamship Company,

begins offering cruises to the island via New Orleans, bringing tourists to experience the unique culture and diversity of Port of Spain.


Construction of the original bauxite transfer station begins at the facility.

Transhipment for bauxite from Suriname begins at the port,

following an initial investment of 5 million USD into the 520 ft port facility.

The port initially handled up to 525,000 metric tonnes of alumina per annum shipped predominantly to Canada and Europe.


ALCOA ceases operations in Trinidad, marking the end of their activities at the facility as a bauxite transhipment port.


Commissioned as a state of the art Shore base for the oil and gas sector with water drafts of up to 12 meters.

our vision

Safety, security, environmental integrity and compliance serve as our key performance benchmarks.

Our operational processes and procedures are designed to ensure that personnel, equipment and vessels utilizing the TEMBLADORA port facilities are recipients of optimum service delivery and excellence, in the execution of our duties to clients and global partners.

What we offer

Secure and Strategic Location

TEL's secure and strategic location offers multi-modal connectivity to major conveniences in the city's capital and environs. Tembladora, a protected inlet with calm waters, is ideal for diverse maritime activities.

- Mobilization / demobilization
- Transshipment requirements
- Fueling
- Haulage
- Provisioning

-Return of cargo to offshore platforms
- Maintenance
- Turnkey operational hub offices
- Warehousing
- Offloading

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Development and transformation of the TEL port facilities was completed in 2021, featuring five convenient berthing areas.

- 200 Tonne Link Belt Crane
- 18 Tonne Taylor forklift
- 300 Tonne crawler

Comprehensive Services

Our safety-certified operators handle onshore demob and mob needs 24/7. The TEL team extends clients' supply chains, providing aligned solutions at every step.

- Comprehensive berthing operations supported by state-of-the-art technology and equipment
- Safety-efficient Heavy Lift Pad equipment

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