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 April 30, 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 x 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): ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes ¨ No x
If Yes is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- .
Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing
On April 30, 2012, FreeSeas Inc. (the Company) issued a press release regarding the filing of a Notification of Late Filing on Form 12b-25 relating to the Companys Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011.
A copy of the related press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
This Report on Form 6-K and the exhibit attached hereto are incorporated by reference into the Registrants Registration Statements on Form F-3, Registration Nos. 333-145098 and 333-149916.
|99.1||Press Release dated April 30, 2012.|
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: April 30, 2012|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|