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 May 2021
Commission File Number: 001-38802


 CASTOR MARITIME INC.
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)



223 Christodoulou Chatzipavlou Street, Hawaii Royal Gardens, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
(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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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
 
Attached to this report on Form 6-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release issued by Castor Maritime Inc. (the “Company”) on May 17, 2021, announcing that the Company, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, entered into agreements to acquire a 2013 Japanese-built and a 2014 Korean-built Panamax dry bulk carrier from unaffiliated third-parties for a purchase price of $19.06 million and $21.0 million, respectively, and that, on May 12, 2021, the Company took delivery of the M/V Magic Vela.

Except for the commentary of Petros Panagiotidis, the information contained in this report on Form 6-K and the exhibit attached hereto are hereby incorporated by reference into the Company's registration statements on Form F-3 (File Nos. 333-238990, 333-240262 and 333-254977) that were declared effective on September 23, 2020, September 23, 2020 and April 1, 2021, respectively.



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.
 
       
 
CASTOR MARITIME INC.
 
     
       
Dated: May 18, 2021
By:
/s/ Petros Panagiotidis
 
   
Petros Panagiotidis
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and
Chief Financial Officer
 
       



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