Drugs Found Stashed on Teekay LNG Carrier in Peru

Hispania Spirit. File Photo: MarineTraffic.com/

  The Peruvian Navy has confiscated more than 200 kilograms of cocaine found onboard a Teekay LNG tanker while at anchor near the Port of Pisco, Peru. Suspicious activity reported around the LNG carrier Hispania Spirit prompted a search of the ship, leading to the discovery of 211 kilograms of cocaine along with a Venezuelan national who was not part of the … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of the Day – Ship Selfie


Teekay's Offshore's Dampier Spirit knows how to use a selfie stick. The Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) is operating offshore Western Australia for Apache. Photo courtesy Teekay Corporation via facebook. … [Read more...]

Teekay Tankers Expands Suezmax Fleet

The 2011-built Princimar Grace. Photo: Principle Maritime

  NYSE-listed Teekay Tankers (TNK) has agreed to acquire a fleet of twelve modern Suezmax tankers currently owned by Principal Maritime Tankers, a portfolio company of private equity firm Apollo Global Management. The 12 represent the entire crude oil fleet of Principle Maritime. Teekay said the aggregate purchase price for the vessels is $662 million and that the … [Read more...]

MT Alexander Spirit Sit-In: Australian Crewmembers Ordered to Sail

The crew of the Alexander Spirit on strike in Devonport. Photo: MUA

  The Australian crew of a Teekay-operated oil tanker have been ordered to set sail for Singapore after Australia's Fair Work Commission ruled that the crew's sit-in was illegal. The 36 crew members of the MT Alexander Spirit have been refusing to sail from Devonport, Tasmania to Singapore since July 3rd after they were told that they would be replaced by a foreign … [Read more...]

Logitel Delays Delivery of Teekay’s Big Round Accommodation Rigs

Arendal Spirit. Photo: Teekay

  Singapore-based Logitel Offshore Holdings has delayed the delivery of its second and third floating accommodation unit after striking an agreement COSCO. Logitel was co-created by Norway's Sevan Marine in 2013 in order to develop opportunities for Sevan’s unique cylindrical hull design within the FPSO/FSO business segment. The company is now owned by Teekay … [Read more...]

Teekay Books Newbuilds After Signing Long-Term Contract to Ship U.S. LNG

Photo: Teekay Corporation

  Teekay LNG Parters, the LNG shipping unit of Bermuda-based Teekay Corporation, has placed an order for two fuel-efficient LNG carriers after booking up to two time-charter contracts with BP Shipping Limited for use of the vessels. The order was placed at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. of South Korea and calls for the construction of two 174,000 cubic … [Read more...]