About Us

Coloured Fin is your partner for success and the company of choice for your domestic and drill water supplies.  We service the shipping and oil exploration industries in Trinidad and Tobago.  We are Marine Contractors providing towage, water delivery, passenger and courier services and supplies to vessels within and outside the territorial waters of Trinidad & Tobago.

Captain Stanley Mathurin , Master Mariner started Coloured Fin Limited with a dedicated staff of 6 employees some of who are still  with the company today and  operated a single water tender.  The business focus was based upon the recognition of the growing need for towage and other services in the shipping in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean. Today the company has increased its workforce to 100 plus employees and  now manages and operates a fleet of 17 vessels and 2 barges.  Coloured Fin Limited also handles 2 line handling boats for Nu Star Energy LP out of St. Eustatius.

We continually strive to improve our efficiency and thereby provide an internationally recognized standard of service at competitive prices.

In an effort to improve our efficiency and thereby provide an internationally recognized standard of service at competitive prices; to maintain the efficiency of our fleet and personnel, the Company has established a continuous training program and is now ISM certified for our ship and shore operations.

Our Vision

Our goal is to be the foremost provider of ship management, towage, passenger, water delivery, courier and sale and purchase services in the Caribbean, with a fleet of well maintained, equipped and professionally operated vessels.
We believe that compliance with EHS standards is a key ingredient and we achieve this by training, performance reviews and incentives for all employees.


Policy Statement

Coloured Fin Limited is committed to managing Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) matters as an integral part of our business activities. It is our policy to assure the EHS integrity of our processes and facilities at all times and at all places. We will do so by adhering to the following principles.


We will comply with all applicable conventions, laws and regulations and have implemented programs and procedures to this end. Compliance with ISM Code/ EHS standards will be fundamental in the training, performance, reviews of all employees.

Risk Reduction Prevention & Resource Management

We continuously seek systems and procedures that keep abreast with regulatory requirements for reducing risk to human health and the environment, and we have established monitoring systems to ensure we meet our own EHS quality standards where appropriate. We adhere to standards designed to prevent conditions that pose a threat to human health, the safety of the ship, its crew, cargo and the surroundings. We continuously seek ways to minimize risk and protect our employees and the communities in which we operate by employing clean safe technologies and operating procedures, as well as being prepared for emergencies. We are also aware of our duty to properly manage scarce resources such as Water and Energy; to employ only Environment friendly chemicals and to use only acceptable means of waste disposal and emissions into the atmosphere.


We communicate our commitment to EHS quality and to our company’s environmental performance to our employees, vendors and customers. We solicit their input and in turn share our successes or failures in an ongoing effort to attain our common goal.

Continuous Improvement

We measure our progress on an on going basis as we constantly strive to adhere to the above principles.