Teekay Tankers Ltd.
NYSE : TNK

Teekay Tankers Ltd.

August 11, 2011 08:30 ET

Teekay Tankers Ltd. Reports Second Quarter Results

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2011) - Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) -

Highlights


--  Declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per share for the quarter ended June
    30, 2011, compared to $0.25 per share in the previous quarter. 
--  Reported second quarter adjusted net income(1) of $4.3 million, or $0.07
    per share (excluding unrealized losses on interest rate swaps which
    decreased GAAP net income by $2.9 million, or $0.05 per share). 
--  60 percent fixed-rate coverage for the second half of 2011. 
--  Entered into accretive charter-in/charter-out arrangements on four
    ships, locking-in positive cash flow of $6,000 per day. 

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) today reported its second quarter results for 2011. During the quarter, the Company generated $14.9 million in Cash Available for Distribution(2). Yesterday, Teekay Tankers declared a dividend of $0.21 per share(3) for the second quarter of 2011, which will be paid on August 26, 2011 to all shareholders of record on August 19, 2011.

Teekay Tankers' policy is to pay a variable quarterly dividend equal to its Cash Available for Distribution, subject to any reserves its board of directors may from time to time determine are required. Since the Company's initial public offering in December 2007, it has declared a dividend in 15 consecutive quarters, which now totals $6.605 per share on a cumulative basis (including the $0.21 per share dividend to be paid on August 26, 2011).

Summary of Accretive Charter Transactions

During the second and third quarter of 2011, Teekay Tankers completed the following transactions which, when combined, are accretive to Teekay Tankers' dividend:

Time-charter Out of Existing Owned Aframaxes


--  As previously announced, the Everest Spirit was time-chartered out for a
    period of 12 months at a fixed time-charter rate of $17,200 per day,
    which commenced on June 29, 2011. 
--  The Kanata Spirit was time-chartered out for a period of 12 months at a
    fixed time-charter rate of $17,250 per day, which commenced on July 15,
    2011. 

Time-charter In of Aframaxes from Third Parties


--  The Stavanger Bell was chartered-in for a period of 6 months (with 
    options to extend up to an additional 18 months(4)) at a charter-in rate
    of $14,000 per day, which commenced on July 25, 2011. 
--  The Sanko Brave will be chartered-in for a period of four months (with 
    options to extend up to an additional 16 months(5)) at a charter-in rate
    of $14,000 per day, which is expected to commence on August 14, 2011. 

(1) Adjusted net income is a non-GAAP financial measure. Please refer to    
Appendix A included in this release for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP   
measure to the most directly comparable financial measure under United      
States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and information about
specific items affecting net income that are typically excluded by          
securities analysts in their published estimates of the Company's financial 
results.                                                                    
(2) Cash Available for Distribution represents net income (loss) excluding  
depreciation and amortization, unrealized (gains) losses from derivatives,  
any non-cash items or write-offs of other non-recurring items, and net      
income attributable to the historical results of vessels acquired by the    
Company from Teekay Corporation (Teekay), referred to herein as the Dropdown
Predecessor, for the period when these vessels were owned and operated by   
Teekay.                                                                     
(3) Please refer to Appendix B to this release for the calculation of the   
cash dividend amount.                                                       
(4) Comprised of 3 x 6 months options at escalating rates.                  
(5) Comprised of 1 x 4 month option and 2 x 6 months options at escalating  
rates.                                                                      

On a combined basis, Teekay Tankers estimates that the above transactions lock-in a profit to Teekay Tankers during the firm in-charter periods of approximately $6,000 per day and provide further potential upside through the extension options.

"In the current weak tanker market, the ability to tactically manage our fleet is an important differentiator for Teekay Tankers," commented Bruce Chan, Teekay Tankers' Chief Executive Officer. "We believe that the recent time-charter in of two Aframaxes and concurrent time-charter out of two owned Aframaxes at rates approximately $3,000 per day higher than the charter-in rates is a good example of our ability to leverage the chartering relationships of our sponsor, Teekay Corporation. This new combination of in- and out-charters essentially provides a fixed profit for the initial firm period of the charter-ins and the extension options on these contracts provide us with further upside potential. If the market remains weak at the end of the six- and four-month firm periods, we can release the time-chartered in vessels back to their owners and reduce our spot market exposure. If the market strengthens, we can exercise our extension options and retain exposure to future upside."

Mr. Chan added, "Teekay Tankers continues to benefit from its fixed-rate contract coverage of approximately 60 percent through the second half of 2011 and 55 percent through the next 12 months. In addition, we continue to evaluate opportunities to increase our owned fleet with funds raised in our February equity offering."

Estimated Third Quarter 2011 Dividend

The table below presents the estimated cash dividend per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2011 at various average rates earned by the Company's spot tanker fleet and reflects the estimated contribution from its existing fixed-rate time-charter contracts and the effect of scheduled vessel drydockings. These estimates are based on current assumptions and actual dividends may differ materially from those included in the following table. In addition, the Company's Aframax and Suezmax spot rates earned during the third quarter of 2011 may not necessarily equal industry averages:


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Q3 2011 Dividend                                                            
 Estimate                      Suezmax Spot Rate Assumption (TCE per day)   
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Dividend Per                                                                
 Share(i)            $10,000 $15,000 $20,000 $25,000 $30,000 $35,000 $40,000
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            $10,000     0.14    0.16    0.18    0.21    0.23    0.27    0.30
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Aframax     $15,000     0.16    0.18    0.21    0.23    0.26    0.29    0.32
 Spot       ----------------------------------------------------------------
 Rate       $20,000     0.19    0.21    0.23    0.25    0.28    0.32    0.35
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 (TCE per   $25,000     0.21    0.23    0.25    0.28    0.30    0.34    0.37
 day)       ----------------------------------------------------------------
            $30,000     0.23    0.25    0.28    0.30    0.33    0.36    0.40
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            $35,000     0.26    0.28    0.30    0.33    0.35    0.39    0.42
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(i) Estimated dividend per share is based on estimated Cash Available for   
    Distribution, less $0.45 million for scheduled principal payments       
    related to one of the Company's debt facilities and less a $2.0 million 
    reserve for estimated drydocking costs and other vessel capital         
    expenditures. Based on the estimated weighted average number of shares  
    outstanding for the third quarter of 61.9 million shares.               

Tanker Market

Crude tanker freight rates weakened during the second quarter and into the third quarter of 2011 due to a combination of tanker supply growth, geopolitical factors, and seasonal factors. The tanker market continues to be affected by an oversupply of vessels relative to demand, which is dragging down tanker rates. In addition, the loss of Libyan crude oil production due to political unrest had a negative impact on Aframax rates in the Mediterranean, while North Sea production was impacted by a series of unplanned oilfield shutdowns. Tanker rates were further affected by seasonal refinery maintenance programs and the onset of summer oilfield maintenance in the North Sea.

The world tanker fleet grew by a net 13.8 million deadweight tonnes (mdwt), or 3.1 percent, in the first half of 2011 compared to a net increase of 10.6 mdwt, or 2.5 percent, in the same period last year. A combination of weak spot tanker freight rates and relatively high demolition prices have led to 7.3 mdwt of tanker removals through the first half of 2011, which has helped dampen tanker fleet growth. With increasing customer discrimination toward older double hull tankers on the rise, we expect this level of scrapping to persist through the second half of the year. In addition, new tanker ordering has remained virtually non-existent, with only 3.5 mdwt ordered since the start of the year. If this level of ordering continues for the rest of the year, it will be the lowest annual level of new tanker orders since 1985.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is forecasting global oil demand of 89.5 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2011, an increase of 1.2 mb/d from 2010 levels. The IEA also recently released its outlook for 2012 in which it calls for global oil demand growth of 1.5 mb/d, which is primarily driven by expected continued demand growth in China.

Financial Summary

The Company reported adjusted net income(1) (as detailed in Appendix A to this release) of $4.3 million, or $0.07 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to adjusted net income of $7.6 million, or $0.18 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. The reduction in adjusted net income is primarily the result of lower average realized tanker rates for our spot fleet during the second quarter of 2011, compared to the same period in the prior year, which was partially offset by increased revenues of $2.9 million from the Company's investment in two term loans. Adjusted net income excludes a number of specific items which had the net effect of decreasing net income by $2.9 million, or $0.05 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to the net effect of decreasing net income by $5.3 million, or $0.13 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, as detailed in Appendix A. Including these items, the Company reported net income attributable to shareholders of $1.4 million, or $0.02 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to net income attributable to shareholders of $2.2 million, or $0.05 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Net revenues(2) were $30.9 million for the second quarter of 2011, compared to $35.8 million for the same period last year.

Adjusted net income(1) for the six months ended June 30, 2011 was $9.9 million, or $0.17 per share, compared to adjusted net income of $14.0 million, or $0.38 per share, for the same period last year. The reduction in the adjusted net income is primarily the result of lower average realized spot tanker rates in the first half of 2011, compared to the same period in the prior year, which was partially offset by increased revenues of $5.6 million from the Company's investment in two term loans, and a decrease in operating expenses related to repairs and maintenance. Adjusted net income excludes a number of specific items which had the net effect of decreasing net income by $1.4 million, or $0.03 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2011, compared to the net effect of decreasing net income by $6.7 million, or $0.18 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2010, as detailed in Appendix A. Including these items, the Company reported net income attributable to shareholders of $8.5 million, or $0.14 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2011, compared to net income attributable to shareholders of $7.3 million, or $0.20 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2010. Net revenues(2) were $62.0 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011, compared to $74.1 million for the same period last year.

For accounting purposes, the Company is required to recognize the changes in the fair value of its derivative instruments on the statements of income. This method of accounting does not affect the Company's cash flows or the calculation of Cash Available for Distribution, but results in the recognition of unrealized gains or losses on the statements of income.

The Company's financial statements for the prior periods include historical results of vessels acquired by the Company from Teekay, referred to herein as the Dropdown Predecessor, for the periods when these vessels were owned and operated by Teekay.

(1) Adjusted net income is a non-GAAP financial measure. Please refer to Appendix A included in this release for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure to the most directly comparable financial measure under United States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and information about specific items affecting net income that are typically excluded by securities analysts in their published estimates of the Company's financial results.

(2) Net revenues represents revenues less voyage expenses. Net revenues is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain investors to measure the financial performance of shipping companies. Please see the Company's website at www.teekaytankers.com for a reconciliation of net revenues to the most directly comparable financial measure under GAAP.

Operating Results

The following table highlights the operating performance of the Company's time-charter and spot vessels measured in net voyage revenue per revenue day, or time-charter equivalent (TCE) rates, before related-party pool management fees, related-party commissions and offhire bunker expenses:


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                                                         Three Months Ended
                                                        June 30,   March 31,
                                                           2011        2011
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Time-Charter Fleet                                                         
Aframax revenue days                                        450         508
Aframax TCE per revenue day (i)                     $    23,557 $    22,639
Suezmax revenue days                                        273         270
Suezmax TCE per revenue day(i)                      $    27,222 $    26,836

Spot Fleet                                                                 
Aframax revenue days                                        361         301
Aframax TCE per revenue day                         $    16,411 $    17,182
Suezmax revenue days                                        273         269
Suezmax TCE per revenue day                         $    17,544 $    18,870
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Total Fleet                                                                
Aframax revenue days                                        811         809
Aframax TCE per revenue day(i)                      $    20,378 $    20,607
Suezmax revenue days                                        546         539
Suezmax TCE per revenue day(i)                      $    22,386 $    22,857
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(i) Excludes profit share amounts relating to certain vessels which are     
employed on fixed-rate time-charter contracts that include a profit-sharing 
component.                                                                  

Teekay Tankers' Fleet

The following table summarizes the Company's fleet as of August 1, 2011:


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                                             Chartered-in                   
                                      Owned       Vessels                   
                                    Vessels           (1) Newbuildings Total
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Fixed-rate:                                                                 
Aframax Tankers                           7             -            -     7
Suezmax Tankers                           3             -            -     3
VLCC Tankers                              -             -            1     1
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Total Fixed-Rate Fleet                   10             -            1    11
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Spot-rate: Aframax Tankers                2             2            -     4
Suezmax Tankers                           3             -            -     3
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Total Spot Fleet                          5             2            -     7
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Total Teekay Tankers Fleet               15             2            1    18
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(1) Includes one in-charter contract commencing August 14, 2011            

The fleet list above includes a VLCC newbuilding that Teekay Tankers owns through a 50/50 joint venture it entered into with Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Limited in October 2010. The newbuilding is scheduled to deliver in April 2013, at which time it will commence a time-charter out to a major Chinese shipping company for a period of five years. The time-charter includes a fixed floor rate, coupled with a profit-sharing component.

Including the income earned by the Company from the loans it made in July 2010 secured by first-priority ship mortgages on two VLCC newbuildings, which are equivalent in amount to two vessels trading on fixed-rate bareboat charters, and assuming options on the time-chartered in vessels are not exercised, the Company currently has fixed-rate coverage of approximately 60 percent for the second half of fiscal 2011, and 36 percent for fiscal 2012.

Liquidity

As of June 30, 2011, the Company had total liquidity of $294.1 million (which consisted of $16.6 million of cash and $277.5 million in an undrawn revolving credit facility), compared to total liquidity of $297.5 million as at March 31, 2011.

Conference Call

The Company plans to host a conference call on August 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its results for the second quarter. An accompanying investor presentation will be available on Teekay Tankers' Web site at www.teekaytankers.com prior to the start of the call. All shareholders and interested parties are invited to listen to the live conference call by choosing from the following options:


--  By dialing (800) 820-0231 or (416) 640-5926, if outside North America,
    and quoting conference ID code 9432244. 
--  By accessing the webcast, which will be available on Teekay Tankers' Web
    site at www.teekaytankers.com (the archive will remain on the Web site
    for a period of 30 days). 

The conference call will be recorded and available until Friday, August 19, 2011. This recording can be accessed following the live call by dialing (888) 203-1112 or (647) 436-0148, if outside North America, and entering access code 9432244.

About Teekay Tankers

Teekay Tankers Ltd. was formed in December 2007 by Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) as part of its strategy to expand its conventional oil tanker business. Teekay Tankers owns a fleet of nine double-hull Aframax tankers and six double-hull Suezmax tankers, and in-charters an additional two Aframax tankers, all of which an affiliate of Teekay Corporation manages through a mix of short- or medium-term fixed-rate time-charter contracts and spot tanker market trading. In addition, Teekay Tankers owns a VLCC newbuilding, through a 50 percent joint venture which is scheduled to deliver in April 2013. Teekay Tankers intends to distribute on a quarterly basis all of its Cash Available for Distribution, subject to any reserves established by its board of directors.

Teekay Tankers' common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TNK".


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TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                                                         
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (1)                               
(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except share data)                           
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                           Three Months Ended             Six Months Ended  
                    June 30,   March 31,    June 30,    June 30,    June 30,
                       2011        2011        2010        2011        2010 
                 (unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited)
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Time charter                                                                
 revenues            18,423      19,125      20,885      37,548      43,577 
Net pool                                                                    
 revenues from                                                              
 affiliates          10,154       9,862      15,686      20,016      32,078 
Interest income                                                             
 from investment                                                            
 in term loans        2,850       2,757           -       5,607           - 
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REVENUES             31,427      31,744      36,571      63,171      75,655 
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OPERATING EXPENSES                                                     
Voyage expenses         549         610         786       1,159       1,585 
Vessel operating                                                            
 expenses            10,852       9,602      10,551      20,454      22,454 
Depreciation and                                                            
 amortization        10,793      10,784      11,333      21,577      22,967 
General and                                                                 
 administrative       2,131       2,669       2,626       4,800       5,552 
Gain on sale of                                                             
 vessels                  -           -         (37)          -         (37)
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                     24,325      23,665      25,259      47,990      52,521 
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Income from                                                                 
 operations           7,102       8,079      11,312      15,181      23,134 
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OTHER ITEMS                                                                 
Interest expense     (1,041)     (1,175)     (1,923)     (2,216)     (3,869)
Interest income          11          29          23          40          36 
Realized and                                                                
 unrealized                                                                 
 (loss) gain on                                                             
 derivative                                                                 
 instruments (2)     (4,387)        453      (6,705)     (3,934)     (9,363)
Other expenses         (243)       (295)       (132)       (538)       (730)
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                     (5,660)       (988)     (8,737)     (6,648)    (13,926)
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Net income            1,442       7,091       2,575       8,533       9,208 
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Earnings per                                                                
 share (3)                                                                  
  - Basic and                                                               
   diluted             0.02        0.12        0.05        0.14        0.20 
Weighted-average                                                            
 number of Class                                                            
 A common shares                                                            
 outstanding                                                                
  - Basic and                                                               
   diluted       49,376,744  44,890,411  29,765,088  47,145,971  24,660,901 
Weighted-average                                                            
 number of Class                                                            
 B common shares                                                            
 outstanding                                                                
  - Basic and                                                               
   diluted       12,500,000  12,500,000  12,500,000  12,500,000  12,500,000 
Weighted-average                                                            
 number of total                                                            
 common shares                                                              
 outstanding                                                                
  - Basic and                                                               
   diluted       61,876,744  57,390,411  42,265,088  59,645,971  37,160,901 
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(1) Results for three Suezmax tankers the Iskmati Spirit, Kaveri Spirit, and
the Yamuna Spirit and for two Aframax tankers, the Esther Spirit and Helga  
Spirit, for the periods prior to their acquisition by the Company when they 
were owned and operating under Teekay Corporation, are referred to as the   
Dropdown Predecessor. Dropdown Predecessor amounts included in the financial
results are summarized for the respective periods in Appendix A in this     
release.                                                                    
(2) Includes realized losses relating to interest rate swaps of $1.5        
million, $1.5 million and $1.3 million for the three months ended June 30,  
2011, March 31, 2011 and June 30, 2010, respectively, and $3.0 million and  
$2.7 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011, and June 30, 2010,     
respectively.                                                               
(3) Earnings per share is determined by dividing (a) net income of the      
Company after removing the amount attributable to the Dropdown Predecessor, 
by) the weighted-average number of shares outstanding during the applicable 
period.                                                                     



TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                                                         
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS                                         
(in thousands of U.S. dollar)                                               
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                                         As at          As at         As at
                                       June 30,      March 31,  December 31,
                                          2011           2011          2010
                                    (unaudited)    (unaudited)     (audited)
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ASSETS                                                                      
Cash                                    16,566         20,268        12,450
Pool receivable from related                                                
 parties                                 2,612          6,212         8,606
Interest receivable                      1,783          1,696         1,811
Other current assets                     3,633          3,707         2,813
Due from affiliates                     14,604         14,056        12,357
Vessels and equipment                  737,096        746,980       757,437
Investment in term loans               116,418        116,184       116,014
Loan to joint venture                    9,830          9,830         9,830
Other non-current assets                 1,785          1,836         1,889
Goodwill                                13,310         13,310        13,310
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Total assets                           917,637        934,079       936,517
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LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                                                      
Accounts payable and accrued                                                
 liabilities                            10,557         10,030        10,073
Current portion of long-term                                                
 debt                                    1,800          1,800         1,800
Current portion of derivative                                               
 instruments                             4,586          4,530         4,509
Other current liabilities                3,093          3,680         2,305
Due to affiliates                        1,967          6,571         5,841
Long-term debt                         348,000        348,778       452,228
Other long-term liabilities             18,342         15,286        17,072
Stockholders' equity                   529,292        543,404       442,689
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Total liabilities and equity           917,637        934,079       936,517
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TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                                                         
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS                               
(in thousands of U.S. dollar)                                               
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                                                           Six Months Ended 
                                                       June 30,     June 30,
                                                          2011      2010 (1)
                                                    (unaudited)  (unaudited)
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Cash and cash equivalents provided by (used for)                            
OPERATING ACTIVITIES                                                        
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Net operating cash flow                                 31,510       28,144 
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FINANCING ACTIVITIES                                                        
Proceeds of long-term debt                              15,000       22,000 
Repayments of long-term debt                              (900)      (1,800)
Prepayments of long-term debt                         (118,328)           - 
Proceeds from long-term debt of Dropdown                                    
 Predecessor                                                 -       38,203 
Prepayments of long-term debt of Dropdown                                   
 Predecessor                                                 -     (227,875)
Acquisition of Helga Spirit LLC, Yamuna Spirit LLC                          
 and Kaveri Spirit LLC from Teekay Corporation               -     (136,772)
Contribution of capital from Teekay Corporation to                          
 Dropdown Predecessor                                        -       80,819 
Net advances from affiliates                                 -      102,511 
Proceeds from issuance of Class A common stock         112,054      107,549 
Share issuance and other financing costs                (4,902)      (4,629)
Cash dividends paid                                    (29,082)     (24,375)
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Net financing cash flow                                (26,158)     (44,369)
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INVESTING ACTIVITIES                                                        
Proceeds from the sale of vessels and equipment              -       17,546 
Expenditures for vessels and equipment                  (1,236)      (3,100)
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Net investing cash flow                                 (1,236)      14,446 
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Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents         4,116       (1,779)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the period      12,450       10,432 
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Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period            16,566        8,653 
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(1) In accordance with GAAP, the statement of cash flows include the cash   
flows relating to the Dropdown Predecessor for the Yamuna Spirit and Kaveri 
Spirit, for the period from August 1, 2007 to April 14, 2010, and the Helga 
Spirit for the period from January 6, 2005 to May 11, 2010, respectively,   
when the vessels were under the common control of Teekay Corporation but    
prior to their acquisition by the Company. In addition, the statement of    
cash flows includes the cash flows relating to the Dropdown Predecessor for 
the Esther Spirit for the period from July 7, 2004 to November 8, 2010, and 
the Iskmati Spirit for the period from August 1, 2007 to November 8, 2010,  
respectively, when the vessels were under the common control of Teekay      
Corporation but prior to their acquisition by the Company.                  


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TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                                                         
APPENDIX A - SPECIFIC ITEMS AFFECTING NET INCOME                            
(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except per share amount)                     
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Set forth below is a reconciliation of the Company's unaudited adjusted net income attributable to the shareholders of Teekay Tankers Ltd., a non-GAAP financial measure, to net income as determined in accordance with GAAP. The Company believes that, in addition to conventional measures prepared in accordance with GAAP, certain investors use this information to evaluate the Company's financial performance. The items below are also typically excluded by securities analysts in their published estimates of the Company's financial results. Adjusted net income attributable to the shareholders of Teekay Tankers Ltd. is intended to provide additional information and should not be considered a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with GAAP.


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                                                   Three Months Ended       
                                             June 30, 2011   June 30, 2010  
                                              (unaudited)     (unaudited)   
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                                                      $ Per            $ Per
                                                  $   Share       $    Share
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Net income - GAAP basis                       1,442           2,575         
Subtract:                                                                   
  Net income attributable to the Dropdown                                   
   Predecessor                                    -            (335)        
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Net income attributable to shareholders of                                  
 Teekay Tankers                               1,442   $0.02   2,240    $0.05

Add (subtract) specific items affecting net income:                         
  Unrealized loss on interest rate swaps(1)   2,857   $0.05   5,375    $0.13
  Gain on the sale of vessels, net                -       -     (37)       -
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Total adjustments                             2,857   $0.05   5,338    $0.13
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Adjusted net income                           4,299   $0.07   7,578    $0.18
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                                                    Six Months Ended        
                                             June 30, 2011   June 30, 2010  
                                              (unaudited)     (unaudited)   
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                                                      $ Per            $ Per
                                                  $   Share       $    Share
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Net income - GAAP basis                       8,533           9,208         
Add:                                                                        
  Net income attributable to the Dropdown                                   
   Predecessor                                    -          (1,888)        
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Net income attributable to shareholders of                                  
 Teekay Tankers                               8,533   $0.14   7,320    $0.20

Add (subtract) specific items affecting net income:                        
  Unrealized loss on interest rate swaps(1)     895   $0.02   6,708    $0.18
  Other (2)                                     478   $0.01       -        -
  Gain on the sale of vessels, net                -       -     (37)       -
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Total adjustments                             1,373   $0.03   6,671    $0.18
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Adjusted net income                           9,906   $0.17  13,991    $0.38
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(1) Reflects the unrealized gain or loss due to changes in the mark-to-     
market value of derivative instruments that are not designated as hedges for
accounting purposes.                                                        
(2) Amount for the six months ended June 30, 2011 relates to a one-time     
management fee associated with the portion of stock-based compensation      
grants of the Company's former Chief Executive Officer that had not yet     
vested prior to the date of his retirement on March 31, 2011.               

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TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                                                         
APPENDIX B - CASH DIVIDEND CALCULATION                                      
(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except per share data)                       
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Cash Available for Distribution

The Company has adopted a dividend policy to pay a variable quarterly dividend equal to its Cash Available for Distribution, subject to any reserves its board of directors may from time to time determine are required for the prudent conduct of its business. Cash Available for Distribution represents net income, plus depreciation and amortization, unrealized losses from derivatives, non-cash items and any write-offs or other non-recurring items, less unrealized gains from derivatives and net income (loss) attributable to the historical results of vessels acquired by the Company from Teekay Corporation for the period when these vessels were owned and operated by Teekay Corporation.


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                                                         Three Months Ended 
                                                              June 30, 2011 
                                                                 (unaudited)
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Net income                                                            1,442 
Add:                                                                        
  Depreciation and amortization                                      10,793 
  Unrealized loss on interest rate swaps                              2,857 
  Amortization of debt issuance costs and other                          52

Less:                                                                       
  Non-cash accrual of repayment premium on term loans                  (282)
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Cash Available for Distribution before Reserves                      14,862 
Less:                                                                       
  Reserve for scheduled drydockings and other capital                       
   expenditures                                                      (1,200)
  Reserve for debt principal repayment                                 (450)
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Cash Available for Distribution after Reserves                       13,212 

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding for                    
 the quarter ended June 30, 2011                                 61,876,744 
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Cash dividend per share (rounded)                                     $0.21 
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) which reflect management's current views with respect to certain future events and performance, including statements regarding: tanker market fundamentals, including the balance of supply and demand in the tanker market, and spot tanker charter rates; the Company's financial position and ability to acquire additional assets; net cash flow generated by recent charter-in and charter-out arrangements; estimated dividends per share for the quarter ending September 30, 2011 based on various spot tanker rates earned by the Company; the Company's mix of spot market and time-charter trading for the second half of fiscal 2011 and fiscal 2012; anticipated drydocking and vessel upgrade costs; the Company's ability to generate surplus cash flow and pay dividends; and potential vessel acquisitions, including the acquisition of vessels from Teekay Corporation or third parties, and their affect on the Company's future Cash Available for Distribution. The following factors are among those that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and that should be considered in evaluating any such statement: changes in the production of or demand for oil; changes in trading patterns significantly affecting overall vessel tonnage requirements; lower than expected level of tanker scrapping; changes in applicable industry laws and regulations and the timing of implementation of new laws and regulations; the potential for early termination of short- or medium-term contracts and inability of the Company to renew or replace short- or medium-term contracts; changes in interest rates and the capital markets; the ability of the owner of the two VLCC newbuildings securing the two first-priority ship mortgage loans to continue to meet its payment obligations; increases in the Company's expenses, including any drydocking expenses and associated offhire days; the ability of Teekay Tankers' Board of directors to establish cash reserves for the prudent conduct of Teekay Tankers' business or otherwise; failure of Teekay Tankers Board of Directors and its Conflicts Committee to accept future acquisitions of vessels that may be offered by Teekay Corporation or third parties; and other factors discussed in Teekay Tankers' filings from time to time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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