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SBLK Star Bulk Carriers

Filed: 7 Jul 21, 4:08pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 6-K


REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of July 2021

Commission File Number:  001-33869


STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)


Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
c/o Star Bulk Management Inc.
40 Agiou Konstantinou Street,
15124 Maroussi,
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.

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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):  ☐.

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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT


Attached as Exhibit 1.1 is a copy of the At-The-Market Sales Agreement, dated July 1, 2021, by and between Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the “Company”) and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. in respect of the related at-the-market (ATM) equity offering (the “Deutsche Bank ATM Offering”).

Attached as Exhibit 1.2 is a copy of the At-The-Market Sales Agreement, dated July 1, 2021, by and between the Company and Jefferies LLC in respect of the related at-the-market (ATM) equity offering (the “Jefferies ATM Offering”).

Attached to this Report as Exhibit 5.1 is the opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, relating to the common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"), in respect of the Deutsche Bank ATM Offering.

Attached to this Report as Exhibit 5.2 is the opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, relating to the Common Shares in respect of the Jefferies ATM Offering.

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. dated July 1, 2021 titled "Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Announces the Launch of Two Separate ATM Equity Offerings for up to an Aggregate of $150.0 Million of Common Shares of the Company."


The information contained in this Current Report on Form 6-K (including the exhibit hereto) is hereby incorporated by reference into the registrant's Registration Statements on Form F-3 (File Nos. 333-230687, 333-232765, 333-234125 and 333-252808) and Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-176922), to be a part thereof from the date on which this report is submitted, to the extent not superseded by documents or reports subsequently filed or furnished.




SIGNATURES

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:  July 7, 2021
 STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
(Registrant)
    
  
By:
/s/ Simos Spyrou
   
Name:
Simos Spyrou
   
Title:
Co-Chief Financial Officer




Exhibit No.
Name
  
1.1
1.2
5.1
5.2
99.1