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REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16 OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of January 2017
Commission File Number: 001-36185
Dynagas LNG Partners LP
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
23, Rue Basse
(Address of principal executive office)
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 6-K is a copy of the press release of Dynagas LNG Partners LP (the Partnership) dated January 4, 2017: Dynagas LNG Partners LP Announces Cash Distribution for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 of $0.4225 Per Common and Subordinated Unit.
This Report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Partnerships registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-200659) that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with an effective date of January 15, 2015.
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: January 4, 2017
DYNAGAS LNG PARTNERS LP
/s/ Tony Lauritzen
Chief Executive Officer
DYNAGAS LNG PARTNERS LP ANNOUNCES CASH DISTRIBUTION FOR THE QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2016 OF $0.4225 PER COMMON AND SUBORDINATED UNIT
MONACO January 4, 2017 - Dynagas LNG Partners LP (the Partnership) (NYSE: DLNG), an owner and operator of LNG carriers, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended December 31, 2016 of $0.4225 per unit. The cash distribution is payable on or about January 19, 2017 to all unit holders of record as of January 11, 2017.
About Dynagas LNG Partners LP
Dynagas LNG Partners LP. (NYSE: DLNG) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Dynagas Holding Ltd., its sponsor, to own and operate liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers employed on multi-year charters. The current fleet of Dynagas Partners consists of six LNG carriers, with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 913,980 cubic meters.
Visit the Partnerships website at www.dynagaspartners.com
Dynagas LNG Partners LP
23, Rue Basse, 98000 Monaco
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The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions. Although the Partnership believes that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond the Partnerships control, the Partnership cannot assure you that it will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections. In addition, there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of these risks, uncertainties, and other important factors. The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and the Partnership disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.