SEANERGY MARITIME CORP 6-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of February 2012
Commission File Number: 001-34848
SEANERGY MARITIME HOLDINGS CORP.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
1-3 Patriarchou Grigoriou
166 74 Glyfada
(Address of principal executive office)
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is a press release of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") dated February 27, 2012, announcing an agreement entered into by the Company and MUR Shipping BV to extend the time charter party for one of the Company's Handysize vessels, M/V African Joy.
SEANERGY MARITIME HOLDINGS CORP. SECURES
CHARTER EXTENSION FOR ONE OF ITS HANDYSIZE VESSELS
February 27, 2012 - Athens, Greece - Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with MUR Shipping BV ("MUR") to extend the time charter party for the Company's Handysize vessel M/V African Joy, in direct continuation from the end of the minimum period of the previous time charter party of the vessel with MUR. The charter has been extended for a period of eleven to thirteen months at a gross charter rate linked to the adjusted Time Charter Average of the Baltic Handysize Index (BHSI).
As a result of this extension, the Company has time charter arrangements covering 74% of its ownership days for 2012 and 22% for 2013. The M/V African Joy is a 26,482 dwt Handysize dry bulk carrier built in 1996.
About Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. is a Marshall Islands corporation with its executive offices in Athens, Greece. The Company is engaged in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of dry bulk carriers.
The Company's current fleet consists of 19 drybulk carriers (four Capesize, three Panamax, two Supramax and ten Handysize vessels) with a total carrying capacity of approximately 1,256,962 dwt and an average fleet age of 13.7 years.
The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "SHIP".
This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and the Company's growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy. Words such as "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "anticipates," "hopes," "estimates," and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that such expectations will prove to have been correct, these statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates, which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the scope and timing of Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and other regulatory agency review, competitive factors in the market in which the Company operates; risks associated with operations outside the United States; and other factors listed from time to time in the Company's filings with the SEC. The Company's filings can be obtained free of charge on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. The Company expressly disclaims any obligations 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 statement is based.
For further information please contact:
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Dale Ploughman - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Christina Anagnostara - Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +30 213 0181507
Investor Relations / Media
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue Suite 1536
New York, NY 10169
Tel: (212) 661-7566
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.
Dated: February 28, 2012