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 June 28, 2012
Commission File Number: 000-51672
10, Eleftheriou Venizelou Street (Panepistimiou Ave.)
106 71, Athens, Greece
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F þ Form 40-F ¨
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On June 28, 2012, FreeSeas Inc. (the Company) and YA Global Master SPV Ltd. (YA Global) entered into an Amendment to Standby Equity Distribution Agreement (the Amendment) to amend and restate Section 6.17(a) of the Standby Equity Distribution Agreement dated as of May 11, 2012 between the Company and YA Global (the SEDA).
A copy of the Amendment is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 6-K.
|99.1||Amendment to Standby Equity Distribution Agreement dated June 28, 2012 between FreeSeas Inc. and YA Global Master SPV, Ltd.|
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: June 29, 2012||By:|| |
/s/ Alexandros Mylonas
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|