The Teekay Tankers fleet is made up of Aframaxes, Suezmaxes, Product Tankers and one VLCC newbuilding owned through a 50/50 joint venture. For actual fleet numbers, visit our Fleet Details.
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An Aframax is a medium-sized oil tanker which ranges in size between 80,000 and 119,999 deadweight tonnes. Aframax tankers have an average cargo carrying capacity of 750,000 barrels.
Suezmaxes are medium-sized oil tankers that are slightly larger than Aframaxes, ranging in size between 120,000 and 199,999 deadweight tonnes, with an average cargo carrying capacity of 1.0 million barrels and are named for their status as the largest size oil tanker able to travel fully laden through the Suez Canal.
Aframaxes are best suited to short to medium-haul routes. Examples: North Sea/Baltic, Former Soviet Union to Europe and Venezuala to the U.S.Suezmaxes are best suited to medium to long-haul routes. Examples: West Africa to the U.S. Atlantic Coast and Black Sea to Mediterrean/Europe
All of the vessels within the Teekay Tankers fleet are double hull.
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