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 the month of March 2016
Commission File Number: 000-51672
(Name of Registrant)
10, Eleftheriou Venizelou Street (Panepistimiou Ave.), 106 71, Athens, Greece
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F ☒ Form 40-F ☐
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ☐
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ☐
Special Meeting of Shareholders
FreeSeas Inc. (the “Company”) has announced that a special meeting of shareholders will be held on April 8, 2016 (the “Special Meeting”). In that regard, attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1, 99.2 and 99.3 are copies of (i) the Notice of Special Meeting, (ii) Proxy Statement, and (iii) Form of Proxy Card, respectively.
The Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F (the “Annual Report”), which contains the Company’s audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014, is being mailed to the Company’s shareholders and also posted on the Company’s website, www.freeseas.gr. Shareholders should go to the link “2016 Special Meeting Materials” on the Investor Relations page of the Company’s website for a copy of the Annual Report, as well as copies of the Proxy Statement and form of Proxy Card for the Special Meeting. Please note that the form of Proxy Card on the website is for information purposes only and cannot be used to vote.
|Exhibit Number||Description of Exhibit|
|99.1||Notice of Special Meeting of Stockholders|
|99.3||Form of Proxy Card|
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.
|Date: March 15, 2016||By:||/s/ DIMITRIS PAPADOPOULOS|
|Chief Financial Officer|