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
Date of Report: August 26, 2016
Commission file number 001-36028
ARDMORE SHIPPING CORPORATION
(Translation of registrants name into English)
5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street,
Hamilton, HM11 Bermuda
(Address of principal executive office)
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).
Yes ¨ No x
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).
Yes ¨ No x
THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K IS HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE FOLLOWING REGISTRATION STATEMENT OF ARDMORE SHIPPING CORPORATION (THE COMPANY):
|||REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (NO. 333-206501) FILED WITH THE SEC ON AUGUST 21, 2015, AS AMENDED SEPTEMBER 24, 2015.|
|Item 1Information||Contained in this Form 6-K Report|
Attached to this Report on Form 6-K are (1) as Exhibit 1.1, the Open Market Sale Agreement, dated August 26, 2016, between the Company and Jefferies LLC; (2) as Exhibit 5.1, the Opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, Marshall Islands counsel to Ardmore Shipping Corporation; (3) as Exhibit 8.1, the Opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, Marshall Islands counsel to Ardmore Shipping Corporation; (4) as Exhibit 23.1, the Consent of Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd.; and (5) as Exhibit 99.1, the Press Release of the Company.
The following exhibits are filed as part of this Report:
|1.1||Open Market Sale Agreement|
|5.1||Opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, Marshall Islands counsel to the Company|
|8.1||Opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, Marshall Islands counsel to the Company|
|23.1||Consent of Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd.|
|99.1||Press Release of the Company, dated August 26, 2016|
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.
|ARDMORE SHIPPING CORPORATION|
Date: August 26, 2016
|Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary|