SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For January 31, 2012
Commission File Number: 000-51672
10, Eleftheriou Venizelou Street (Panepistimiou Ave.)
106 71, Athens, Greece
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders
The annual meeting of shareholders of FreeSeas Inc. (the Company) originally scheduled for December 30, 2011 was reconvened on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. There were present in person or by proxy, holders of 4,044,032 shares of common stock, or 62.45% of all shares eligible to vote.
Proposal 1: Ion G. Varouxakis and Dimitris Panagiotopoulos were elected to the Board of Directors for a term of three years.
Ion G. Varouxakis
Proposal 2: Ernst & Young (Hellas) Certified Auditors Accountants S.A. was ratified to serve as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2011. The voting results were as follows:
Following the consideration of all proposals presented at the Annual Meeting, the Companys Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President provided the Companys shareholders in attendance at the Annual Meeting a brief update on the state of the Companys business affairs.
This report on Form 6-K and the exhibits attached hereto are incorporated by reference into the Registrants Registration Statements on Form F-3, Registration Nos. 333-145098 and 333-149916.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report on Form 6-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|Date: January 31, 2012|
|Name:||Ion G. Varouxakis|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer and President|