SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: January 20, 2017
COMMISSION FILE NUMBER: 001-33373
CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L.P.
(Translation of registrants name into English)
3 Iassonos Street
Piraeus, 18537 Greece
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Item 1 Information Contained in this Form 6-K Report
Attached as Exhibit I is a press release of Capital Product Partners L.P., dated January 18, 2017.
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.
|CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L.P.|
Dated: January 20, 2017
|By:||Capital GP L.L.C., its general partner|
/s/ Gerasimos (Jerry) Kalogiratos
|Name: Gerasimos (Jerry) Kalogiratos|
Title: Chief Executive Officer and
Chief Financial Officer of Capital GP L.L.C.
CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L.P. ANNOUNCES INCREASED CASH DISTRIBUTION
ATHENS, GREECE 1/18/17 Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) today announced that its board of directors has declared a cash distribution of $0.08 per common unit for the fourth quarter of 2016 ended December 31, 2016, which represents an increase of $0.005 from $0.075 per unit for the third quarter of 2016.
The fourth quarter common unit cash distribution will be paid on February 15, 2017 to common unit holders of record on February 6, 2017.
About Capital Product Partners L.P.
Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP), a Marshall Islands master limited partnership, is an international owner of tanker, container and drybulk vessels. The Partnership currently owns 36 vessels, including twenty-one modern MR (Medium Range) product tankers, four Suezmax crude oil tankers, ten Neo Panamax container vessels and one Capesize bulk carrier. All of its vessels are under period charters to BP Shipping Limited, Cargill International S.A., CMA-CGM S.A., Cosco Bulk Carrier Co. Ltd., CSSA S.A. (Total S.A.), Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana (Flopec), Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd., Overseas Shipholding Group Inc., Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras), Repsol Trading S.A., Stena Bulk A.B., and Capital Maritime.
For more information about the Partnership, please visit our website: www.capitalpplp.com.
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements (as such term is defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended). These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the stated or forecasted results to be materially different from those anticipated. Unless required by law, we expressly disclaim any obligation to update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether because of future events, new information, a change in our views or expectations, to conform them to actual results or otherwise. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the forward-looking statements. We make no prediction or statement about the performance of our common units.
Capital GP L.L.C.
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Tel. +30 (210) 4584 950
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Source: Capital Product Partners L.P.