SOURCE: Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.

August 04, 2011 09:00 ET

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Announces the Results of the 2011 Annual General Meeting

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP) (NASDAQ: SHIPW) announced today the results of the annual meeting of its shareholders held on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at the Company's executive offices.

At the meeting the following proposals were approved and adopted: 1) the election of Mr. Dale Ploughman and Ms. Christina Anagnostara, as Class B Directors to serve until the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, 2) the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.A. as the Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2011, and 3) the amendment of the Company's Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation to increase the aggregate number of shares of capital stock that the Company is authorized to issue to 525,000,000, consisting of 25,000,000 registered preferred shares, par value $0.0001 per share and 500,000,000 registered shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share.

About Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. is a Marshall Islands corporation with its executive offices in Athens, Greece. The Company is engaged in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of dry bulk carriers.

The Company's current fleet consists of 20 drybulk carriers (four Capesize, three Panamax, two Supramax, one Handymax and ten Handysize vessels) with a total carrying capacity of approximately 1,293,693 dwt and an average fleet age of 13.5 years.

The Company's common stock and warrants trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbols "SHIP" and "SHIP.W," respectively.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and the Company's growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy. Words such as "expects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "anticipates," "hopes," "estimates," and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that such expectations will prove to have been correct, these statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates, which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the scope and timing of Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and other regulatory agency review, competitive factors in the market in which the Company operates; risks associated with operations outside the United States; and other factors listed from time to time in the Company's filings with the SEC. The Company's filings can be obtained free of charge on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. The Company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:

    Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
    Dale Ploughman
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
    Christina Anagnostara
    Chief Financial Officer
    Tel: +30 210 9638461
    E-mail: ir@seanergymaritime.com

    Investor Relations / Media
    Capital Link, Inc.
    Paul Lampoutis
    230 Park Avenue Suite 1536
    New York, NY 10169
    Tel: (212) 661-7566
    E-mail: seanergy@capitallink.com