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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Teekay Tankers News

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Moller Retires from Teekay Board

Bjorn Moller is retiring from Teekay Corporation’s Board of Directors, the shipowner announced Wednesday.Moller has more than 35 years of service with the Teekay, including 22 years as a board member and more than 20 years in senior management positions. He was Teekay’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2011.Moller also served as Vice Chairman of Teekay GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., Vice Chairman of Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.

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Teekay Tankers Closes $533M Credit Facility

Bermuda-based operator of mid-sized tankers Teekay Tankers has closed a new five-year, $533 million revolving credit facility to refinance 31 vessels.The size of the new debt facility was reduced since announcing the term sheet signing in November 2019 as a result of excluding five vessels from the new facility, including the three vessel sales noted above and a potential for further opportunistic vessel sales.The proceeds from the new debt facility will be used to repay approximately $455 million of the company’s existing debt.

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LNGSTS Hits 112 STS LNG Transfers in 2019

LNGSTS, a unit of Teekay Tankers, has closed the year 2019 with a record number of 112 open water liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship-to-ship (STS) cargo transfers.From November 2018, until July 2019, LNGSTS was the technical and manpower service provider for the largest ever LNG ship-to-ship project, located in Honningsvag, Norway, the company said in a press release.Under the challenging Arctic conditions, LNGSTS completed 123 STS operations from 11 different ARC7 vessels to 14…

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Teekay Expects Strong Tanker Market

The tanker market fundamentals are expected to be strong through the upcoming winter months and into 2020 on the back of firm tanker tonne-mile demand, low fleet growth over the next two years, and supportive near-term factors, including the impact of IMO 2020 and geopolitical factors.Crude tanker spot rates started firming in September 2019 on the back of tighter market fundamentals prior to spiking in late-September and into October 2019 to the highest level since the peak of the super cycle in 2008…

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Teekay Changes Board of Directors

The marine energy transportation company Teekay Corporation and its associate company Teekay Tankers have announced changes to its Board of Directors.Teekay Corporation said that C. Sean Day, Chairman Emeritus and Director, Tore Sandvold, Director, and Peter S. Janson, Director, are retiring from the Board after a combined 50 years with the Company’s Board. Day will remain as a Director of Teekay GP LLC (the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners LP).William (“Bill”) P. Utt will be stepping down from his role as Chairman and Director of the Company and as a Director of Teekay GP LLC…

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Teekay Tankers Completes of Sale-Leaseback of Six Vessels

Teekay Tankers announced that it has completed and closed the previously-announced sale-leaseback transaction for six Aframax tankers, the Whistler Spirit, Blackcomb Spirit, Emerald Spirit, Garibaldi Spirit, Tarbet Spirit and Peak Spirit. The marine energy transportation said in a press release that, as a result, it has increased its liquidity position by approximately $60 million after the repayment of outstanding debt related to these vessels. This financing was part of the Company’s financing initiatives announced on August 2…

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Teekay launches digital dashboard 'The Helm'

Teekay Tankers Ltd. has launched a vessel dashboard portal called The Helm that is designed to give pool partners a transparent, real-time direct link to commercial, technical and market data pertaining to their vessels.For Teekay Tankers CEO, Kevin Mackay, The Helm is a way Teekay Tankers can harness digital technology and big data tools to stay at the forefront of tanker market trends: “Our commercial team has been building out its service offering to customers and partners over the last couple of years.

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Changes at Teekay's top deck

Teekay Tankers Ltd. • Richard D. Paterson has been appointed as the new Chair of the Audit Committee, effective March 15, 2018. • William Lawes has stepped down as Audit Committee Chair, but remains on the Audit Committee and Board. Mr. Paterson joined the Board of Directors of Teekay Tankers on August 1, 2017. He is a certified public accountant who retired from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in 2011 after 37 years of service. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Paterson served as the global leader of PwC’s Consumer…

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Teekay Tankers Completes Tanker Investments Acquisition

Teekay Tankers and Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) announced the closing of the previously announced merger of the two companies. Upon the closing of the merger, each outstanding share of TIL common stock (other than shares held in the treasury of TIL or owned by Teekay Tankers or any of its subsidiaries) was exchanged for the right to receive 3.30 shares of Teekay Tankers Class A Common Stock, and TIL became a wholly owned subsidiary of Teekay Tankers. Teekay Tankers currently owns a fleet of 35 double-hull tankers…

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Tanker Investments Merges with Teekay Tankers

Teekay Tankers has agreed to acquire all the remaining issued and outstanding shares of Tanker Investments (TIL), in a share-for-share merger at an exchange ratio of 3.30 Teekay Tankers Class A common shares for each TIL common share. Teekay Tankers currently owns 3.4 million common shares, or 11.3 percent, of TIL. TIL's fleet consists of 10 Suezmax tankers, 6 Aframax tankers and 2 LR2 Product tankers with an average age of 7.3 years. Following the merger, Teekay Tankers' fleet will consist of 62 conventional tankers…

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Hvid to Take Over as Teekay President and CEO

Teekay Corporation’s board of directors has elected Kenneth Hvid to succeed current president and CEO, Peter Evensen, who will retire January 31, 2017 after more than 13 years with the company. Hvid is presently serving as president and CEO of Teekay Offshore Group Ltd. “Kenneth Hvid is the natural successor to Peter Evensen as CEO of Teekay at this time,” said Teekay's Chairman, Sean Day. Hvid has served on the board of Teekay daughter companies, and has worked closely with all the business segments in Teekay in his previous role as Chief Strategy Officer.

Teekay LNG Announces Board Changes

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. announced changes to Teekay LNG’s board of directors. Jane Hinkley has been appointed to the chairmanship position succeeding C. Sean Day, who will remain a director of Teekay LNG and chairman of the partnership’s sponsor, Teekay Corporation. Hinkley has been a director of Teekay LNG for over 10 years and has management and board experience in the shipping and oil and gas industry, including serving as the managing director of Navion Shipping AS, and chief financial officer and managing director of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation…

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MISC may Sell AET Tanker Holdings

MISC Bhd  is selling AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd, which owns a fleet of 74 crude oil and product tankers, to US-listed Teekay Tankers Ltd, reports local media. AET is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia's MISC Bhd. and a major global shipowner and operator with a fleet of around 80 tankers including 13 VLCCs, 48 Aframaxes and four Suezmaxes. MISC is a subsidiary of Malaysian energy conglomerate Petronas. “MISC is not in a position to comment on Teekay’s business plans,” the…

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Teekay Tankers to Acquire 5 Tankers

Teekay Tankers Ltd. announced that it will acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $230 million. The five vessels, which are expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015, were constructed in 2008, 2010 and 2011 at top tier shipyards in Japan and China. Upon delivery, the vessels will trade in the Teekay-managed Taurus LR2 Pool and Aframax RSA. "We are pleased to announce this acquisition of five…

Teekay Tankers Announces New CEO

Teekay Tankers Ltd. announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin J. Mackay as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Teekay Tankers, effective June 20, 2014. Mr. Mackay will join Teekay Tankers from Phillips 66 Corporation (Phillips 66), where he is currently head of the global marine business unit for this industry-leading downstream company. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of marine transportation, including chartering, operations, demurrage, strategy & freight trading, business improvement and marine risk management.

Teekay Announces Senior Management Change

Teekay Corporation and Teekay Tankers Ltd. announced that Bruce Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Teekay Tankers and President of Teekay Tanker Services, has informed the Company of his intention to resign from his position effective June 20, 2014 after more than 18 years of service with the Company. Peter Evensen, Teekay's President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "Bruce Chan has been a dynamic contributor to Teekay's growth and evolution over the past 18 years. He led our…

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Teekay Tankers Order Four Tankships from Korean Yard

Teekay Tankers orders 4 LR2 product tankships from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding with options for 12 more. The agreement is for STX of South Korea to construct four  fuel-efficient 113,000 dwt Long Range 2 (LR2) product tanker newbuildings for a fully built-up cost of approximately $47-million each. The agreement also includes fixed-price options for up to 12 additional LR2 newbuildings that can be declared over the next 18 months. Upon delivery, it is expected that the vessels will operate in Teekay Corporation's Taurus Tankers LR2 Pool…

Mr. Peter Evensen Named CMA 2013 Commodore

Award to be presented March 20, 2013 at the conclusion of the CMA's Shipping 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition. Mr. Peter Evensen, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Teekay Corporation (Teekay) has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2013. Mr. Evensen follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore. The 2013 Commodore Award will be presented to Mr. Evensen on March 20, 2013 at the Gala Dinner marking the conclusion of the annual Connecticut Maritime Association conference and trade exposition…

Insights: Cost of Compliance & the Oversupply of Tonnage

Compliance Costs Collide with Oversupply of Tonnage and a Challenged Economic Climate. Can operators cope? And, what will it cost them if they can? MarPro’s Barry Parker weighs in. At a time when most maritime business sectors are suffering the pains of oversupply, the pace of regulation has also increased dramatically. In a business that went from the boom times of five years ago to near bust conditions for weaker players in 2012, penny pinching is now the norm. Nevertheless, the mandated costs brought on by regulation remain in the equation, whether we like it or not.

Teekay Tankers Post Loss in Q2 2012

Teekay Tankers Ltd. reports results for the three months ended June 30, 2012, pays out reduced dividend compared to Q1. In June 2012, Teekay Tankers completed the previously announced acquisition from [parent company] Teekay Corporation of 13 double hull conventional tankers, including seven crude oil tankers and six product tankers. "After the completion of our 13-vessel acquisition from Teekay Corporation in June, we continue to focus on managing employment of our significantly…

Teekay to Offer 15m Shares

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) announced today that it plans to offer 15,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company in a public offering. Teekay Tankers expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 shares of Class A common stock to cover any over-allotments. The Company expects to use the net offering proceeds to repay a portion of its outstanding debt under its revolving credit facility. Teekay Tankers Ltd. was formed in December 2007 by Teekay Corporation as part of its strategy to expand its conventional oil tanker business.

Teekay Tankers Prices Public Offering

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) announced that it has priced its follow-on public offering of 7,700,000 shares of Class A common stock at $12.25 per share. The offering is expected to close on April 9, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions. Teekay Tankers has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,155,000 shares to cover any over-allotments. The number of shares offered in this offering was increased from 7,000,000 shares to 7,700,000 shares (the over-allotment option was increased from 1,050,000 shares to 1,155,000 shares).

Teekay Corp. Reports Q2 Results

Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE:TK) reported an adjusted net loss attributable to stockholders of Teekay(1) of $21.8 million, or $0.30 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to adjusted net income of $77.1 million, or $1.05 per share, for the same period of the prior year. Adjusted net income (loss) attributable to stockholders of Teekay excludes a number of specific items which had the net effect of increasing net income by $181.2 million (or $2.49 per share) for the three months ended June 30…