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Teekay Tankers Ltd. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 --

Highlights


--  Reported first quarter 2014 adjusted net income attributable to
    shareholders of Teekay Tankers of $16.9 million, or $0.20 per share
    (excluding specific items which increased GAAP net income by $9.6
    million, or $0.11 per share). 
--  Generated Cash Available for Distribution (CAD) of $0.36 per share. 
--  In the first quarter of 2014, Teekay Tankers recognized the highest spot
    tanker earnings in its Suezmax and Aframax segments since 2010. 
--  In April 2014, Teekay Tankers agreed to acquire an ownership interest in
    Teekay Corporation's commercial and technical management operations for
    approximately $15.6 million. 
--  In early-May 2014, Teekay Tankers sold its two VLCCs to Tanker
    Investments Ltd. (TIL) for $154 million. Pro forma for this transaction,
    Teekay Tankers had total liquidity of approximately $300 million as of
    March 31, 2014. 

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE:TNK) today reported adjusted net income attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers(1) (as detailed in Appendix A to this release) of $16.9 million, or $0.20 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, compared to adjusted net loss attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers of $3.5 million, or $0.04 per share, for the same period in the prior year. The increase in adjusted net income attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers is primarily due to stronger spot rates in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period in the prior year and an increase in interest income recognized from the Company's investment in term loans. Adjusted net income attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers excludes a number of specific items that had the net effect of increasing net income attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers by $9.6 million, or $0.11 per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and decreasing the net loss by $1.6 million, or $0.02 per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2013, as detailed in Appendix A to this release. Including these items, the Company reported, on a GAAP basis, net income attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers of $26.4 million, or $0.31 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, compared to a net loss attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers of $2.0 million, or $0.02 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Net revenues(2) were $60.3 million and $42.0 million for the quarters ended March 31, 2014 and March 31, 2013, respectively.

During the first quarter of 2014, the Company generated $30.1 million, or $0.36 per share, of Cash Available for Distribution(3), compared to $10.4 million, or $0.12 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013. On April 4, 2014, Teekay Tankers declared a dividend of $0.03 per share for the first quarter of 2014, which was paid on April 30, 2014 to all shareholders of record on April 17, 2014. Since the Company's initial public offering in December 2007, it has declared dividends in 26 consecutive quarters, which now total $7.335 per share on a cumulative basis.


1.  Adjusted net income (loss) attributable to shareholders of Teekay
    Tankers is a non-GAAP financial measure. Please refer to Appendix A to
    this release for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure as used in
    this release to the most directly comparable financial measure under
    United States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and for
    information about specific items affecting net income (loss) that are
    typically excluded by securities analysts in their published estimates
    of the Company's financial results.  
2.  Net revenues is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain investors
    to measure the financial performance of shipping companies. Please refer
    to Appendix C included in this release for a reconciliation of this non-
    GAAP measure to the most directly comparable financial measure under
    GAAP. 
3.  Cash Available for Distribution represents net income (loss), 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 other non-cash items. Please refer
    to Appendix B to this release for a reconciliation of Cash Available for
    Distribution (a non-GAAP measure) as used in this release to the most
    directly comparable GAAP financial measure. 

"During the first quarter of 2014, Teekay Tankers realized its highest quarterly earnings in its Suezmax and Aframax crude spot tanker segments since 2010, mainly as a result of higher crude oil imports into China, an increase in long-haul crude oil movements from the Atlantic basin to Asia, and strong seasonal factors," commented Bruce Chan, Teekay Tankers' Chief Executive Officer. "While rates have since softened from the five-year high levels experienced in January 2014 and are expected to remain soft as we enter the seasonally weaker Northern Hemisphere summer months, we believe that stronger oil demand, limited growth in the crude tanker fleet, and improving economic conditions will continue to support a general firming of average spot tanker rates starting in 2014."

"We are pleased to announce that in April 2014, we reached an agreement with our sponsor, Teekay Corporation, to acquire an ownership interest in Teekay's conventional tanker commercial and technical operations. We believe this investment will enable Teekay Tankers to generate additional income as the tanker market recovers and as the number of vessels under commercial and technical management increases," said Mr. Chan.

Mr. Chan continued "With the recent $154 million sale of our two VLCCs to TIL, which had previously secured our original $115 million investment in term loans, we recognized a strong total return of approximately 12 percent per annum since our initial investment in the loans in July 2010. We have used the proceeds from the sale to repay our revolving credit facility which provides the Company with additional financial strength and flexibility."

Summary of Recent Developments

Agreement to Acquire Teekay's Commercial and Technical Operations

In April 2014, Teekay Corporation (Teekay) and Teekay Tankers' Boards of Directors agreed for Teekay Tankers to acquire a 50 percent ownership interest in Teekay's conventional tanker commercial and technical management operations (Teekay Operations) for approximately $15.6 million. Consideration for the transaction will be in the form of Teekay Tankers Class B common shares at a price of $3.70 per share, which represents the trailing 20-day volume-weighted average price at the time of agreement. Teekay Operations includes direct ownership in three commercially managed tanker pools, which currently generate income from commercially managing a fleet of 89 vessels, and direct ownership in Teekay Marine Limited, which currently generates income from technically managing a fleet of 51 vessels, including vessels owned by the Company. The transaction is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2014.

Monetization of Term Loan Investment

In late-March 2014, Teekay Tankers exercised its rights under the security documentation to realize the amounts owed under the Company's investment in term loans and assumed full ownership of two 2010-built Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), which previously secured the investment in term loans. At the time of assumption of ownership, these vessels had a fair value of $144 million, which exceeded the carrying value of the loans. As a result, in the first quarter of 2014 the Company recognized $9.1 million of interest income owing under the loans.

As of March 31, 2014, the two VLCCs were classified as held for sale, and in early-May 2014, Teekay Tankers sold the vessels to TIL for a total price of $154 million.

Investment in Tanker Investments Ltd.

In January 2014, Teekay Tankers and Teekay jointly created TIL, which will seek to opportunistically acquire, operate, and sell modern secondhand tankers to benefit from an expected recovery from the current cyclical low of the tanker market. TIL completed a $250 million equity private placement in which Teekay Tankers and Teekay co-invested $25 million each for a combined 20 percent ownership interest in the new company. In addition, Teekay Tankers and Teekay received warrants to acquire up to an additional 750,000 shares each of TIL's common stock, linked to TIL's future share price performance. In March 2014, TIL completed a $175 million initial public offering and listed its shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange, which reduced the Company's ownership interest in TIL to 6.5 percent.

To date, TIL has completed the acquisition of two 2010-built VLCC vessels from Teekay Tankers, four 2009-built Suezmax tankers from Teekay, and three 2009 and 2010-built Aframax tankers from third parties and entered into agreements to acquire two additional 2009 and 2010-built Aframax tankers and two 2012-built coated Aframax vessels from third parties. The remaining proceeds from the equity private placement and the initial public offering are expected to be used for general corporate purposes and future vessel acquisitions. In addition, TIL is in the process of finalizing a new $200 million revolving credit facility, which is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2014.

Tanker Market

Crude tanker spot rates strengthened significantly during the first quarter of 2014, with Aframax and Suezmax rates achieving their highest quarterly averages since the fourth quarter of 2008 and the second quarter of 2010, respectively. The increase in tanker rates was primarily due to a combination of stronger fundamentals and seasonal factors, particularly during January and February of 2014. Record high crude oil imports by China of 6.6 million barrels per day (mb/d) during January 2014, and a greater volume of long-haul Asian crude imports from West Africa, led to an increase in crude tanker tonne-mile demand during the early part of the first quarter. Seasonal weather delays, particularly in the Atlantic basin, further tightened the freight market and led to a significant spike in crude tanker rates. These strong rates dissipated during March 2014 as seasonal factors abated and Chinese crude imports slowed. This weakness has extended into the early part of the second quarter of 2014.

Product tanker rates remained relatively flat during the first quarter of 2014, failing to benefit from the seasonal factors which drove up crude tanker rates. Medium-Range (MR) tanker rates declined during the quarter as the onset of seasonal refinery maintenance from March 2014 onwards led to a reduction in product exports from the United States. Conversely, Long Range 2 (LR2) tanker rates gradually improved during the quarter due to an increase in naphtha volumes from the Middle East and the Atlantic Basin to Asia; however, rates remain below the long-term average.

The world tanker fleet grew by 1.6 million deadweight tonnes (mdwt), or 0.3 percent, in the first quarter of 2014. A total of 3.7 mdwt of new tankers were delivered into the fleet, the lowest first quarter delivery total since 1998, while 2.1 mdwt of tankers were scrapped. The tanker orderbook currently stands at 67 mdwt, or approximately 13 percent of the existing world tanker fleet. Taking into account expected slippage and scrapping, the Company estimates the tanker fleet to grow by approximately 1.2 percent in 2014, the lowest level of tanker fleet growth since 2001, and by approximately 1.8 percent in 2015.

In its April 2014 World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) left its outlook for global GDP growth broadly unchanged at 3.6 percent and 3.9 percent for 2014 and 2015, respectively. This is an improvement on global GDP growth of 3.0 percent in 2013 and signals an expected continuing recovery of the global economy. Global oil demand is projected to grow by 1.2 mb/d in 2014 based on the average of the forecasts of the International Energy Agency, the Energy Information Administration, and OPEC, a slight increase from oil demand growth of the 1.1 mb/d in 2013. The forecasted increase in global oil demand is expected to translate into increased demand for crude oil tankers in 2014 compared to 2013.

Stronger global oil demand growth coupled with low tanker fleet growth, particularly in the crude segments, is expected to lead to an increase in tanker fleet utilization and therefore, freight rates during 2014 and 2015.

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 off-hire bunker expenses:


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Time-Charter Out Fleet                                                      
Suezmax revenue days                       180            176            188
Suezmax TCE per revenue day            $20,308        $19,490        $19,718
Aframax revenue days                       812            804            809
Aframax TCE per revenue day            $17,586        $17,189        $17,259
MR revenue days                             90             92            218
MR TCE per revenue day (i)             $34,069        $35,054        $28,734
                                                                            
Spot Fleet                                                                  
Suezmax revenue days                       685            683            690
Suezmax spot TCE per revenue                                                
 day                                   $28,079        $15,221        $13,821
Aframax revenue days                       266            276            356
Aframax spot TCE per revenue                                                
 day (ii)                              $22,591        $13,893        $11,848
LR2 revenue days                           270            276            270
LR2 spot TCE per revenue day           $13,905        $12,901        $15,350
MR revenue days                            180            181             32
MR spot TCE per revenue day            $13,403        $15,772         $8,405
VLCC revenue days                           20              -              -
VLCC spot TCE per revenue day          $23,378              -              -
                                                                            
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Total Fleet                                                                 
                                                                            
Total Fleet                                                                 
Suezmax revenue days                       865            859            878
Suezmax TCE per revenue day            $26,462        $16,096        $15,086
Aframax revenue days                     1,078          1,080          1,165
Aframax TCE per revenue day            $18,821        $16,347        $15,605
LR2 revenue days                           270            276            270
LR2 TCE per revenue day                $13,905        $12,901        $15,350
MR revenue days                            270            273            250
MR TCE per revenue day (i)             $20,291        $22,279        $26,113
VLCC revenue days                           20              -              -
VLCC TCE per revenue day               $23,378              -              -
                                                                            
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i.  The charter rate on the MR tanker includes approximately $14,000 per day
    for the additional costs relating to Australian crew versus
    international crew. 
ii. The combined average spot TCE rate for the Aframax tankers trading in
    both the Aframax Pool and on non-pool voyage charters was $9,956 per day
    for the three months ended March 31, 2013. 

Teekay Tankers' Fleet

The following table summarizes the Company's fleet as of May 1, 2014:


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Suezmax Tankers                       2              -              2       
Aframax Tankers                       9              -              9       
MR Product Tankers                    1              -              1       
VLCC Tanker(i)                        1              -              1       
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Total Fixed-Rate Fleet                13             -              13      
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Spot-rate:                                                                  
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Suezmax Tankers                       8              -              8       
Aframax Tankers(ii)                   2              1              3       
LR2 Product Tankers                   3              -              3       
MR Product Tankers                    2              -              2       
VLCC Tankers(iii)                     2              -              2       
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Total Spot Fleet                      17             1              18      
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Total Teekay Tankers Fleet            30             1              31      
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i.  The Company's ownership interest in this vessel is 50 percent. 
ii. The Aframax tanker BM Breeze is currently time-chartered in for a 12-
    month period ending in January 2015, with options to extend up to an
    additional 24 months. 
iii.The two VLCC tankers were classified as held for sale as of March 31,
    2014 and were subsequently sold on May 9, 2014. 

Liquidity

As of March 31, 2014, the Company had total liquidity of $149.4 million (which consisted of $27.1 million of cash and $122.3 million in an undrawn revolving credit facility), compared to total liquidity of $173.9 million as at December 31, 2013. Giving pro forma effect to the $154 million in aggregate proceeds from the sale of two VLCC tankers in early-May 2014, the Company's liquidity at March 31, 2014 was approximately $300 million.

Availability of 2013 Annual Report

The Company filed its 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 30, 2014. Copies of this report are available on Teekay Tankers' website, under "SEC Filings", at www.teekaytankers.com. Shareholders may request a printed copy of this Annual Report, including the complete audited financial statements, free of charge by contacting Teekay Tankers' Investor Relations.

Conference Call

The Company plans to host a conference call on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its results for the first quarter of 2014. An accompanying investor presentation will be available on Teekay Tankers' website 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) 711-9538 or (416) 640-5925, if outside of North
    America, and quoting conference ID code 8570113. 
--  By accessing the webcast, which will be available on Teekay Tankers'
    website at www.teekaytankers.com (the archive will remain on the website
    for a period of 30 days). 

The conference call will be recorded and available until Thursday, May 22, 2014. 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 8570113.

About Teekay Tankers

Teekay Tankers currently owns a fleet of 27 double-hull vessels, including 11 Aframax tankers, 10 Suezmax tankers, three Long Range 2 (LR2) product tankers, three Medium-Range (MR) product tankers and has one time-chartered in Aframax tanker, all of which vessels an affiliate of Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) manages through a mix of short- or medium-term fixed-rate time-charter contracts and spot tanker market trading. The Company also owns a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) through a 50 percent-owned joint venture. In addition, Teekay Tankers owns a minority interest in Tanker Investments Ltd. (OSLO: TIL). Teekay Tankers was formed in December 2007 by Teekay Corporation as part of its strategy to expand its conventional oil tanker business.

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 (LOSS)              
              (in thousands of U.S. dollars, except share data)             
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                                      March 31,   December 31,   March 31,  
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Time-charter revenues                     21,482         20,832      24,178 
Net pool revenues                         30,163         19,205      16,098 
Voyage charter revenues                      996            132       1,850 
Interest income from investment in                                          
 term loans (1)                            9,118          1,994       2,827 
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Total revenues                            61,759         42,163      44,953 
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OPERATING EXPENSES                                                          
Voyage expenses                            1,439          2,492       2,913 
Vessel operating expenses                 22,794         21,922      23,054 
Time-charter hire expense                  1,052          1,021       1,986 
Depreciation and amortization             12,502         12,113      11,864 
General and administrative                 3,192          2,354       3,561 
Reversal of loss provision on                                               
 investment in term loans (2)                  -        (14,910)          - 
Net loss on sale of vessels                    -              -          71 
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                                          40,979         24,992      43,449 
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Income from operations                    20,780         17,171       1,504 
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OTHER ITEMS                                                                 
Interest expense                          (2,347)        (2,468)     (2,511)
Interest income                              138             63           4 
Realized and unrealized gain (loss)                                         
 on derivative instruments (3)             1,644         (1,014)       (766)
Equity income (loss)                       2,594            564          (1)
Other income (expenses)                    3,623           (186)       (183)
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                                           5,652         (3,041)     (3,457)
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Net income (loss)                         26,432         14,130      (1,953)
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Earnings (loss) per share                                                   
 attributable to shareholders of                                            
 Teekay Tankers (4)                                                         
  - Basic                                   0.32           0.17       (0.02)
  - Diluted                                 0.31           0.17       (0.02)
                                                                            
Weighted-average number of total                                            
 common share outstanding                                                   
  - Basic                             83,617,408     83,591,030  83,591,030 
  - Diluted                           83,973,172     83,591,030  83,591,030 
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1.  In 2010, the Company invested in two term loans (Loans) secured by two
    2010-built VLCC vessels. The borrowers under the Loans were in default
    on their interest payment obligations since the first quarter of 2013,
    and subsequently, in default of the repayment of the loan principal from
    the loan maturity date in July 2013. In late-March 2014, the Company
    took full ownership of the vessels held as collateral in satisfaction of
    the Loans and accrued interest and recorded the vessels at their fair
    value at that date. As a result, the Company recognized an additional
    $9.1 million of interest income owing under the Loans. 
2.  A reversal of a loss provision on the Company's investment in term loans
    of $14.9 million was recorded for the three months ended December 31,
    2013 to fully reverse a loan loss provision previously recorded in 2013.
3.  Includes realized losses relating to interest rate swaps of $2.5
    million, $2.5 million, and $2.4 million for the three months ended March
    31, 2014, December 31, 2013 and March 31, 2013, respectively. 
4.  Income (loss) per share attributable to shareholders of Teekay Tankers
    is determined by dividing (a) net income (loss) of the Company by (b)
    the weighted-average number of shares outstanding during the applicable
    period. 

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                            TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                             
                     SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS                    
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                                        March 31, 2014    December 31, 2013 
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ASSETS                                                                      
Cash                                              27,138              25,646
Pool receivable from related parties              13,025              10,765
Accounts receivable                                5,031               4,247
Vessels held for sale                            144,000                   -
Prepaid assets                                    14,894              10,361
Investment in term loans                               -             136,061
Due from affiliates                               25,890              27,991
Vessels and equipment                            848,988             859,308
Loan to equity accounted investment                8,680               9,830
Equity accounted investments                      35,960               8,366
Derivative asset (i)                               5,857                   -
Other non-current assets                           4,758               4,954
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Total assets                                   1,134,221           1,097,529
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LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                                                      
Accounts payable and accrued                                                
 liabilities                                      20,201              23,320
Current portion of long-term debt                 20,367              25,246
Current portion of derivative                                               
 instruments                                       6,377               7,344
Deferred revenue                                     423               2,961
Due to affiliates                                  8,377              11,323
Long-term debt                                   745,174             719,388
Other long-term liabilities                       22,643              23,275
Equity                                           310,659             284,672
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Total liabilities and equity                   1,134,221           1,097,529
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i.  Derivative asset reflects the fair value of the stock purchase warrants,
    which were received in connection with the Company's involvement in the
    formation of TIL. 

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                            TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                             
                SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS               
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                                          March 31, 2014    March 31, 2013  
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Cash and cash equivalents provided by                                       
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OPERATING ACTIVITIES                                                        
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Net operating cash flow                             4,862              (986)
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FINANCING ACTIVITIES                                                        
Proceeds from long-term debt                       30,998             1,091 
Repayments of long-term debt                       (5,091)           (5,092)
Prepayment of long-term debt                       (5,000)                - 
Contribution of capital from Teekay                                         
 Corporation                                        1,267                   
Cash dividends paid                                (2,508)           (2,507)
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Net financing cash flow                            19,666            (6,508)
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INVESTING ACTIVITIES                                                        
Proceeds from sale of vessel and                                            
 equipment                                              -             9,119 
Expenditures for vessels and equipment               (365)             (675)
Investment in equity accounted                                              
 investments                                      (25,000)             (245)
Loan repayments from equity accounted                                       
 investment                                         1,150                 - 
Term loan advance recoveries                        1,179                 - 
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Net investing cash flow                           (23,036)            8,199 
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Increase in cash and cash equivalents               1,492               705 
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of                                     
 the period                                        25,646            26,341 
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Cash and cash equivalents, end of the              27,138            27,046 
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                            TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                             
           APPENDIX A - SPECIFIC ITEMS AFFECTING NET INCOME (LOSS)          
          (in thousands of U.S. dollars, except per share amounts)          
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Set forth below is a reconciliation of the Company's unaudited adjusted net income (loss) attributable to the shareholders of Teekay Tankers, a non-GAAP financial measure, to net income (loss) 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 (loss) attributable to the shareholders of Teekay Tankers 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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                                 $       Share(1)        $       Share(1)   
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Net income (loss) - GAAP        26,432         $0.31   (1,953)       ($0.02)
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Add (subtract) specific                                                     
 items affecting net income:                                                
  Unrealized gain on                                                        
   derivative instruments                                                   
   (2)                         (4,091)       ($0.05)   (1,631)        (0.02)
  Fair value on initial                      ($0.04)                        
   recognition of stock                                                     
   purchase warrants (3)       (3,420)                       -             -
  Dilution gain on equity                    ($0.02)                        
   accounted investment (4)    (2,054)                       -             -
  Loss on vessel sale                -             -        71         $0.00
  Other (5)                          7         $0.00         -             -
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Total adjustments              (9,558)       ($0.11)   (1,560)       ($0.02)
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Adjusted net income (loss)                                                  
 attributable to                                                            
 shareholders of Teekay                                                     
 Tankers                        16,874         $0.20   (3,513)       ($0.04)
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1.  Fully diluted per share amounts. 
2.  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, including unrealized gains on interest rate
    swaps and unrealized gains on the TIL stock purchase warrants.  
3.  Reflects the fair value on the initial recognition of the stock purchase
    warrants issued by TIL to the Company during the three months ended
    March 31, 2014, which were received in connection with the Company's
    involvement in the formation of TIL. 
4.  Reflects the dilution gain from the share issuance completed as part of
    TIL's initial public offering in March 2014. 
5.  The amount recorded for the three months ended March 31, 2014 relates to
    the 50-percent portion of an unrealized derivative instrument loss
    recorded by the High-Q Joint Venture, through which the Company owns a
    50 percent interest in one VLCC vessel. 

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                             TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                            
          APPENDIX B - RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE         
                       CASH AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION                      
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Description of Non-GAAP Financial Measure - Cash Available for Distribution

Cash Available for Distribution (CAD) represents net income, plus depreciation and amortization, unrealized losses from derivatives, non-cash items, CAD from the equity accounted investments and any write-offs or other non-recurring items, less unrealized gains from derivatives, equity income from the equity accounted investments and other non-cash items.


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Net income for the period                                             26,432
                                                                            
Add:                                                                        
  Depreciation and amortization                                       12,502
  Proportionate share of cash available for distribution                    
   from equity accounted investments                                   1,097
  Other                                                                  196
Less:                                                                       
  Unrealized gain on derivative instruments                          (4,091)
  Fair value on initial recognition of stock purchase                       
   warrants                                                          (3,420)
  Equity income                                                      (2,594)
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Cash Available for Distribution                                       30,122
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Weighted average number of common shares outstanding for                    
 the quarter, diluted                                             83,973,172
                                                                            
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Cash Available for Distribution per share, diluted                          
 (rounded)                                                             $0.36
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                             TEEKAY TANKERS LTD.                            
          APPENDIX C - RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE         
                                NET REVENUES                                
                       (in thousands of U.S. dollars)                       
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Description of Non-GAAP Financial Measure - Net Revenues

Net revenues represents revenues less voyage expenses where voyage expenses are comprised of all expenses relating to certain voyages, including bunker fuel expenses, port fees, canal tolls and brokerage commissions. Net revenues is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain investors to measure the financial performance of shipping companies; however, it is not required by GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to revenues or any other indicator of the Company's performance required by GAAP.


                                                                            
                                             Three Months Ended             
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                                  March 31,     December 31,    March 31,   
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                                     2014           2013           2013     
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                                 (unaudited)    (unaudited)    (unaudited)  
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Revenues                                61,759         42,163         44,953
Voyage expenses                        (1,439)        (2,492)        (2,913)
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Net revenues                            60,320         39,671         42,040
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                         FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS                         
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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: the crude oil and refined product tanker market fundamentals, including the balance of supply and demand in the tanker market, estimated growth in the world tanker fleet in 2014 and 2015, estimated growth in global oil demand and crude oil tanker demand in 2014, and tanker fleet utilization and spot tanker rates in 2014 and 2015; the Company's financial position and ability to take advantage of growth opportunities in an expected future tanker market recovery; the finalization by TIL of an expected new credit facility; and the timing of Teekay Tankers' acquisition of an ownership interest in Teekay Operations, future growth in the number of vessels under management, and the expected future effect of such acquisition on the Company's financial results, including net income. 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; greater or less than anticipated levels of tanker newbuilding orders and deliveries or greater or less than anticipated rates 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 financial markets; delays in the completion, if any, of the Company's acquisition of an ownership interest in Teekay Operations; increases in the Company's expenses, including any dry docking expenses and associated off-hire days; 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, 2013. 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.

Contacts:
Teekay Tankers Ltd.
Ryan Hamilton
Investor Relations Enquiries
1 (604) 844-6654
www.teekaytankers.com

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