About Us

‘Our mission is to provide customers with comprehensive, value engineering services, which match their needs and expectations.’

Crane Hook
1991 - Teignmouth Maritime Services Company formed
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Purchased Work Boat Spot On and Bobs Box Barge

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Purchased TMS Bond

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Teignmouth Maritime Services Ltd (TMS)

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November Achieved ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Accreditation

Purchased Workboat Annamone and Barge Ash

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Achieved CHAS Accreditation

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First Major Contracting Project Kittery Court £260k

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Achieved Association Diving Contractors (ADC) Accreditation

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Purchased Crane Barge TMS Maverick

Turnover £1.4 million

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Purchased H8 & H10 Hopper Barges

Completed first £1 million project at Swine Fleet

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June – Achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Accreditation

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Turnover £2.9 million

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May – Achieved ISO 18001 Safety Accreditation

Great Yarmouth Quayside Piling & Repairs £1 million contract

Hayle Quayside Historic Repairs and Piling £1.26 million contract

Major Assistance Provided to Dawlish Rail Breach Emergency Works

Turnover £5.2 million

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Turnover reached £9.5million

Achieved Achilles CatB2 Audit Accreditation

Achieved Angel Award from Historic England for its work
in sympathetically restoring South Quay in Hayle, Cornwall

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Celebrating 25 Years of Successful Trading

Dover Groyne Replacement £1.1 million project

Teignmouth Sea Front Emergency Works started New Years Eve

Purchase of two 7.45m Schottel Nato Workboats, twin screw

TMS Crawf & TMS Gary named after two very hard working employees

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TMS were awarded a prestigious bronze award from the Considerate Constuctors                            Scheme, for the works completed at Walmer to Kingsdown, replacing the timber groynes,                                 planking and slipway along the stretch of beach the value of the project was £1.5M

Completion of Teignmouth Sea Defence the value of the project was £1.6M

Poole Bridge £1.5M

TMS are now approved installers of Platipus Earth Anchoring Systems 

Portland Port £3.1M project, design and construct two new mooring dolphins

Connecting bridges

Joanne our QS Completed her NVQ of Construction Contracting Operations

Management Level 6

RICS Associate Member

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Newquay North Quay Refurbishment – £1 Million

Exeter Fish Pass – £1.1 Million

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TMS first apprentice, Ben Horrill has completed and passed his level 3 engineering

course and he is now a fully qualified engineer.

A new addition to our Marine Plant Fleet

– TMS Seavoyager 34m barge

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Our QS Joanne Baker has been studying for the last two years with The University

of College State Management, Joanne has passed and she now has a masters

(MSc) in Quantity Surveying


...The Future...

TMS has been providing professional marine and land based civil engineering services since 1991. We take the time to learn what is important to our customers and then gear our work so that our customers’ expectations are fully met. We are greatly experienced in working as the Principal Marine Contractor, where we are able to provide a full, one-stop-shop construction service. We can also provide design services as well using our design partners for a full turn-key project. TMS are also fully able to work as a sub-contractor for large civil engineering and building companies, who approach TMS for marine expertise and the use of our specialist marine and land-based plant.

TMS has enjoyed significant growth over the last decade, which has been achieved in a managed, sustainable manner. The growth has enabled us to comfortably complete multi-million pound schemes to the satisfaction of our clients.

As a company, we take pride in our ethos and work ethic, where the customer comes first. This philosophy runs throughout the company and we aim to complete every project to the customer’s complete satisfaction.

TMS are full members of the British Marine Federation (BMF) and full members of the Association of Diving Contractors (ADC). We hold full ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 accreditation and are also certified by Constructionline as a member of the Contractor’s Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), the UK register of pre-qualified construction services and RISQS audited for Network Rail. TMS are now also members of Mates In Mind which is a charity that supports mental health in the construction industry.

Other professional bodies that TMS are accredited and affiliated to include:

  • Builders Profile
  • Achilles
  • Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
  • Green Accord
  • Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)
  • Site Safety Group (SSG) Membership

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