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
For the month of November 2011
Commission File Number: 001-33869
STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
c/o Star Bulk Management Inc.
40 Agiou Konstantinou Street,
(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 as Exhibit 99.1 is the Operating and Financial Review for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and the unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company") as of and for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011.
Attached as Exhibit 99.2 is the Company's $31.0 million loan agreement dated July 21, 2011.
Attached as Exhibit 99.3 is the Company's $64.5 million loan agreement dated October 3, 2011.
This report to Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Company's registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-153304) that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") with an effective date of November 3, 2008, the Company's registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-156843) that was filed with the Commission with an effective date of February 17, 2009 and the Company's registraiton statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-176922) that was filed with the Commission and effective immediately.
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.
||STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP.
|Date: November 2, 2011
||By: /s/ Sypros Capralos
||Name: Spyros Capralos
||Title: Chief Executive Officer and President