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: January 2, 2018
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 ☒ 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 ☒
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 ☒
THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K IS HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE FOLLOWING REGISTRATION STATEMENTS OF ARDMORE SHIPPING CORPORATION:
|||REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (NO. 333-206501) FILED WITH THE SEC ON AUGUST 21, 2015, AS AMENDED SEPTEMBER 24, 2015|
|||REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (NO. 333-213343) FILED WITH THE SEC ON AUGUST 26, 2016|
The following exhibit is filed as part of this Report:
|5.1||Opinion of Seward & Kissel LLP, Marshall Islands counsel to Ardmore Shipping Corporation|
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: January 2, 2018|
|By:||/s/ Paul Tivnan|
|Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary|