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 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of February 2021

 

Commission File Number 001-33060

 

DANAOS CORPORATION

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

Danaos Corporation

c/o Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd.

14 Akti Kondyli

185 45 Piraeus

Greece

Attention: Secretary

011 030 210 419 6480

(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.

 

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): ¨

 

 

 

 

  

Senior Unsecured Notes Indenture

 

On February 11, 2021, Danaos Corporation (the “Company) closed its previously announced offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.500% senior notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). The Notes bear interest at a rate of 8.500% per year, payable in cash on March 1 and September 1 of each year, commencing September 1, 2021, and will mature on March 1, 2028. The Notes were issued pursuant to an Indenture, dated as of February 11, 2021, between the Company and Citibank, N.A., London Branch, as trustee, paying agent, registrar and transfer agent (the “Indenture”), which is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1

 

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with a new $815 million senior secured credit facility and a new $135 million sale leaseback arrangement, to implement a $1.25 billion refinancing of a substantial majority of its outstanding senior secured indebtedness.

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

99.1   Indenture, dated as of February 11, 2021, between Danaos Corporation and Citibank, N.A., London Branch, as trustee, paying agent, registrar and transfer agent.
99.2   Form of Danaos Corporation 8.500% Senior Notes due 2028 (included in Exhibit 99.1).

 

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This report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Company’s (i)  Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Reg. No. 333-237284) filed with the SEC on March 19, 2020, (ii) Registration Statements on Form F-3 (Reg. No. 333-230106) and (Reg. No. 333-226096) filed with the SEC on March 6, 2019, (iii) Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Reg. No. 333-174494) filed with the SEC on May 25, 2011, (iv) Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Reg. No. 333-147099), the related prospectus supplements filed with the SEC on December 17, 2007January 16, 2009 and March 27, 2009, (v) Registration Statement on Form S-8 (Reg. No. 333-233128) filed with the SEC on August 8, 2019 and the reoffer prospectus, dated August 8, 2019, contained therein and (vi) Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Reg. No. 333-169101) filed with the SEC on October 8, 2010.

 

 

 

 

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: February 17, 2021

  

  DANAOS CORPORATION
     
  By: /s/ Evangelos Chatzis
  Name: Evangelos Chatzis
  Title: Chief Financial Officer

  

 

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