Shuttle tankers

  • Three dedicated shuttle tankers operate between NTL and the four offshore oilfields:
    • Beothuk Spirit
    • Norse Spirit
    • Dorset Spirit
  • 960,000 bbl. capacity
  • Represent ~45% of Terminal traffic
  • Constructed between 2016 and 2018
  • Operated by Teekay (Atlantic) Chartering ULC

Second leg tankers

  • Independently vetted
  • Represent ~55% of Terminal traffic
  • Many make repeat visits to Terminal

Safety procedures

  • Tug escort program for all laden shuttle and second leg tankers
  • Mandatory pilotage in Placentia Bay – pilot boarding station located at Red Island
  • Terminal Regulations based on International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT)
  • Terminal participates in the Oil Companies International Marine Forum’s (OCIMF) Marine Terminal Management Self-Assessment (MTMSA) program
  • Vessel Traffic Management System in Placentia Bay operated by Canadian Coast Guard
  • Canadian Maritime Agency Limited (CMAL) appointed by all visiting tankers