The Port Authority and Inter-island Transportation Company Limited (TTIT) is advising that there have not been any changes in the sea conditions, as the wave heights continue to be in excess of three metres.
The Port Authority says that in the circumstances, the sailings of the T&T Express from Port-of-Spain have been amended, until further notice, to depart at 2 pm instead of 3.30 pm as initially scheduled.
It says that the Sunday sailings from Tobago will depart at 8.30 am instead of 9.30 am as scheduled.
Michael Fornillier, 32, has been charged with 14 counts of fraud.
The following is a press release from the TTPS:
A clerical assistant employed with the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with 14 counts of fraud, amounting to $209,300, against four persons, which occurred between May 5th, 2017 and July 12th, 2017.
The Port Authority says the T&T Express was forced to turn back because of a problem with the hydraulics for the steering system.
The Port says the boat will sail again at 8pm tonight.
It is apologising for the problems passengers experienced today in the following statement.
"The Authority wishes to advise the travelling public that necessary maintenance works are continuing on the T&T Express and T&T Spirit.