PXS Pyxis Tankers
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of May 2021
Commission File Number: 001-37611
|Pyxis Tankers Inc.|
|(Translation of registrant’s name into English)|
59 K. Karamanli Street
Maroussi 15125 Greece
+30 210 638 0200
|(Address of principal executive office)|
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K
The board of directors of Pyxis Tankers Inc. (the “Company”) has declared a monthly dividend of $0.1615 per share on the Company’s 7.75% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share, for the month of May, 2021. The cash dividend will be payable on May 20, 2021 to holders of record as of May 13, 2021.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 6-K (this “Report”) is a copy of the press release of Pyxis Tankers Inc. (the “Company”), dated April 29, 2021, announcing that the Company has entered into an agreement with an unaffiliated third party to purchase a medium range product tanker of approximately 47,000 dwt built in 2013 at Hyundai Mipo shipyard in South Korea. The purchase price of $20 million is expected to be funded by a combination of bank debt and cash. It is anticipated that the acquisition, which is subject to customary conditions, will be completed during the summer of 2021.
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.
|PYXIS TANKERS INC.|
|Dated: May 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Henry Williams|
|Chief Financial Officer|