Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: September 30, 2010
Commission file number 1- 33867
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
4th Floor
Belvedere Building
69 Pitts Bay Road
Hamilton, HM08 Bermuda
(Address of principal executive office)
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Item 1 — Information Contained in this Form 6-K Report
Attached as Exhibit I is a copy of an announcement of Teekay Tankers Ltd. dated September 30, 2010.
     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date:   September 30, 2010  By:   /s/  Vincent Lok    
    Vincent Lok   
    Chief Financial Officer   



4th Floor, Belvedere Building, 69 Pitts Bay Road
Hamilton, HM 08, Bermuda
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 30, 2010 — Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers or the Company) (NYSE: TNK) announced today that it plans to offer 8,200,000 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 1,230,000 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 currently owns a fleet of eight double-hull Aframax tankers and five double-hull Suezmax tankers, which an affiliate of Teekay Corporation manages through a mix of short- or medium-term fixed-rate, time-charter and spot-tanker-market trading. Teekay Tankers intends to continue 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’ Class A common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TNK.”
The joint book running managers for the offering are Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities and J.P. Morgan.
When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014-4606, phone: 866-718-1649, email: prospectus@morganstanley.com; from Deutsche Bank Securities toll-free at 800-503-4611, or via email at prospectusrequest@list.db.com; or from J.P. Morgan, Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11271, or by calling J.P. Morgan toll-free at 866‑803‑9204.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus.
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in Teekay Tankers’ public filings with the SEC. Teekay Tankers undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements unless required to do so under the securities laws.
For Investor Relations enquiries contact:
Kent Alekson
Tel: +1 (604) 609-6442
For Media enquiries contact:
Alana Duffy
Tel: +1 (604) 844-6605
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