Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5)
  Registration No. 333-266588
PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT
(To Prospectus dated August 22, 2022)
2,000,000 Shares
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Dorian LPG Ltd.
Common Stock
Dorian LPG Ltd. is offering 2,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “common shares”) pursuant to this prospectus supplement.
We have granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 300,000 common shares at the public offering price less the underwriting discounts and commissions. The underwriters can exercise this option at any time within 30 days after the date of this prospectus supplement.
Our common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), under the symbol “LPG.” On June 5, 2024, the last reported sale price of our common shares on the NYSE was $50.30 per share.
Investing in our common shares involves risks. You should carefully consider each of the factors described or referred to under “Risk Factors” beginning on page S-5 of this prospectus supplement, page 11 of the accompanying prospectus and in the documents incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus before you make an investment in our common shares.
PER SHARE
TOTAL
Public offering price
$ 44.50 $ 89,000,000
Underwriting discount(1)
$ 2.225 $ 4,450,000
Proceeds, before expenses, to us
$ 42.275 $ 84,550,000
(1)
See “Underwriting” for a description of the compensation payable to the underwriters.
Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or determined if this prospectus supplement or the accompanying prospectus are truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
Delivery of the common shares is expected to be made on or about June 7, 2024.
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DNB Markets
BNP PARIBAS
Credit Agricole CIB
June 5, 2024

 
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ABOUT THIS PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT
This prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus are part of a registration statement that we filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) utilizing a “shelf” registration process. This document is in two parts. The first part is this prospectus supplement, which describes the specific terms of this offering of common shares and also adds to and updates information contained in the accompanying base prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement and the base prospectus. The second part, the base prospectus, gives more general information about securities we may offer from time to time, some of which does not apply to this offering. Generally, when we refer only to the prospectus, we are referring to both parts combined, and when we refer to the accompanying prospectus, we are referring to the base prospectus.
If the description of this offering varies between this prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus, you should rely on the information in this prospectus supplement. This prospectus supplement, the accompanying base prospectus and the documents incorporated into each by reference include important information about us, the common shares being offered and other information you should know before investing. You should read this prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus together with additional information described under the heading, “Where You Can Find Additional Information” before investing in our common shares.
We prepare our financial statements, including all of the financial statements incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement, in U.S. dollars and in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Policies, or U.S. GAAP, as issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB. We have a fiscal year end of March 31.
We have authorized only the information contained or incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement, the accompanying base prospectus and any free writing prospectus prepared by or on behalf of us or to which we have referred you. We have not, and the underwriters have not, authorized anyone to provide you with information that is different. We and the underwriters take no responsibility for, and can provide no assurance as to the reliability of, any information that others may give you. We are offering to sell, and seeking offers to buy, our common shares only in jurisdictions where offers and sales are permitted. The information contained in or incorporated by reference in this document is accurate only as of the date such information was issued, regardless of the time of delivery of this prospectus supplement or any sale of our common shares.
 
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “PSLRA”), including analyses and other information based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable and statements relating to our future prospects, developments and business strategies. We intend for these forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provided for under the sections referenced in the immediately preceding sentence and the PSLRA. Forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “likely,” “may,” “might,” “pending,” “plan,” “possible,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “seeks,” “should,” “targets,” “will,” “would,” and similar expressions, terms and phrases, including references to assumptions.
The forward-looking statements in this document and the documents incorporated by reference herein are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions. These assumptions include, without limitation, management’s examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although we believe that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies that are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.
In addition to important factors and matters discussed elsewhere in this prospectus supplement, the accompanying prospectus, and in the documents incorporated into each by reference, important factors that, in our view, could cause our actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include:

our future operating or financial results;

our business strategies, including with respect to acquisitions and chartering, and expected capital spending or operating expenses, as well as any difficulty we may have in managing planned growth properly;

the strength of world economies;

shipping trends, including changes in charter rates applicable to alternative propulsion technologies, exhaust gas cleaning system (commonly referred to as “scrubbers”) equipped and non-scrubber equipped vessels, scrapping rates and vessel and other asset values;

changes in trading patterns that impact tonnage requirements, including without limitation, changes resulting from the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, including the recent vessel attacks in the Red Sea, which has resulted in companies re-routing vessels around the Cape of Good Hope rather than transiting through the Suez Canal and/or the Red Sea;

compliance with laws, treaties, rules, regulations and policies (including amendments or other changes thereto) applicable to the liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, shipping industry, including, without limitation, legislation adopted by international organizations such as the International Maritime Organization and the European Union or by individual countries, as well as the impact and costs of our compliance with, and the potential of liability under, such laws, treaties, rules, regulations and policies;

investors’, banks’, counterparties’ and other stakeholders’ increasing emphasis on environmental and safety concerns and increasing scrutiny and changing expectations with respect to public company Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) policies and costs related to compliance with ESG measures;

general economic conditions and specific economic conditions in the oil and natural gas industry and the countries and regions where LPG is produced and consumed, including the impact of central bank policies, intended to combat inflation and rising interest rates, on the demand for LPG;

completion of infrastructure projects to support marine transportation of LPG, including export terminals and pipelines;

factors affecting supply of and demand for LPG including propane, butane, isobutane, propylene and mixtures of these gases, LPG shipping, and LPG vessels, including, among other things: the production
 
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levels, price and worldwide consumption and storage of oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas, including production from United States shale fields; any oversupply of or limited demand for LPG vessels comparable to ours or higher specification vessels; trade conflicts and the imposition of tariffs or otherwise on LPG resulting from domestic and international political and geopolitical conditions or events, including “trade wars”, the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the developments in the Middle East, including the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza and the related Houthi’s vessel attacks in the Red Sea; and shifts in consumer demand from LPG towards other energy sources;

any decrease in the value of the charter-free market values of our vessels or reduction in our charter hire rates and profitability associated with such vessels as a result of increase in the supply of or decrease in the demand for LPG, LPG shipping or LPG vessels;

business disruptions, including supply chain issues, due to damage to storage or receiving facilities, or natural disasters;

greater than anticipated levels of LPG vessel newbuilding orders or lower than anticipated rates of LPG vessel scrapping;

the aging of the Company’s fleet which could result in increased operating costs, impairment or loss of hire;

our ability to profitably employ our vessels, including vessels participating in the Helios Pool (defined below);

unavailability of spot charters and the volatility of prevailing spot market charter rates, which may affect our ability to realize the expected benefits from our time chartered-in vessels, including those in the Helios Pool;

failure of our charterers or other counterparties to meet their obligations under our charter agreements;

shareholders’ reliance on us to enforce our rights against contract counterparties;

competition in the LPG shipping industry, including our ability to compete successfully for future chartering opportunities and newbuilding opportunities (if any);

future purchase prices of newbuildings and secondhand vessels and timely deliveries of such vessels (if any) and, relatedly, the risks associated with the purchase of second-hand vessels;

the performance of the Helios Pool, including the failure of its significant customers to perform their obligations and the loss or reduction in business from its significant customers (or if the same were to occur with respect to our significant customers);

the availability of and our ability to obtain such financing and capital to refinance existing indebtedness and to fund capital expenditures, acquisitions and other general corporate purposes, the terms of such financing or capital and our ability to comply with the restrictions and other covenants set forth in our existing and future debt agreements and financing arrangements (and our ability to repay or refinance our existing debt and settling of interest rate swaps, if any);

our costs, including crew wages, insurance, provisions, repairs and maintenance, general and administrative expenses, drydocking, and bunker prices, as applicable;

any inability to retain and recruit qualified key executives, key employees, key consultants or skilled workers and, relatedly, our dependence on key personnel and the availability of skilled workers, and the related labor costs, including as a result of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine;

the potential difference in interests between or among certain of our directors, officers, key executives and shareholders;

quality and efficiency requirements from customers and applicable laws and regulations and developments regarding the technologies relating to the LPG sector and the effects of and our ability to implement new products and new technology available in our industry, including with respect to equipment propulsion and overall vessel efficiency, including the reduction of traditional emissions;

potential new environmental regulations and restrictions in respect of decarbonization, whether at a global level stipulated by the International Maritime Organization, including the recently adopted strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in international shipping by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at its 80th session in July 2023, or imposed by regional or national authorities, affecting fuel
 
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costs, vessel speeds, equipment requirements or other alterations or adjustments, including the installation of Engine Power Limitation (“EPL”) systems, that could impose additional costs of operations on our business;

operating hazards in the maritime transportation industry, and catastrophic events, including accidents, political events, public health threats (including the outbreak of communicable diseases), international hostilities and instability, armed conflict, piracy, attacks on vessels or other petroleum-related infrastructures and acts by terrorists, which may cause potential disruption of shipping routes;

the length and severity of epidemics and other public health concerns, including any impact on the demand for commercial seaborne transportation of LPG, supply chain disruptions and the condition of financial markets and the potential associated impacts to our global operations;

business disruptions due to natural disasters or adverse weather outside of our control;

the adequacy of our insurance coverage in the event of a catastrophic event;

the failure to protect our information systems against security breaches, or the failure or unavailability of these systems for a significant period;

the arresting or attachment of one or more of our vessels by maritime claimants;

compliance with and changes to governmental, tax, environmental and safety laws and regulations, which may add to our costs or the costs of our customers;

fluctuations in currencies, foreign exchange rates, and interest rates including, but not limited to, the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”);

compliance with the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010, or other applicable regulations relating to bribery;

the volatility of the price of shares of our common stock and future sales of our common shares;

if we will or will be able to pay dividends (irregular or otherwise) in the future;

our incorporation under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the different rights to relief that may be available compared to other countries, including the United States;

congestion at or blockages of ports or canals, including drought conditions at the Panama Canal;

any developments in the existing Panama Canal transportation structure as a result of the study announced by the Panamanian government and Energy Transfer LP to analyze the prospects of building an LPG pipeline, potentially running beside the existing Panama Canal and linking the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean;

if we are required to pay tax on U.S. source income;

if we are treated as a “passive foreign investment company”; and

other factors detailed in this prospectus supplement and from time to time in our periodic reports.
Actual results could differ materially from expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements if one or more of the underlying assumptions or expectations proves to be inaccurate or is not realized. You should thoroughly read this prospectus supplement, the accompanying prospectus and the documents incorporated into each by reference, with the understanding that our actual future results may be materially different from and worse than what we expect. Other sections of this prospectus supplement, the accompanying prospectus and the documents incorporated into each by reference include additional factors that could adversely impact our business and financial performance. Moreover, we operate in an evolving environment. New risk factors and uncertainties emerge from time to time and it is not possible for our management to predict all risk factors and uncertainties, nor can we assess the impact of all factors on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. We qualify all of the forward-looking statements by these cautionary statements.
We caution readers not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are made only as of the date of this prospectus supplement, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. For a discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please see the section of this prospectus supplement entitled “Risk Factors.”
 
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SUMMARY
This summary highlights information contained elsewhere in, or incorporated by reference into, this prospectus. As a result, it may not contain all the information that may be important to you, or that you should consider before making a decision as to whether or not to invest in our securities, and is qualified in its entirety by the more detailed information included in and incorporated by reference into this prospectus. You should read the entire prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus carefully, including the section entitled “Risk Factors” beginning on page S-5 of this prospectus supplement, on page 11 of the accompanying base prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference herein, which are described under the section “Incorporation of Certain Documents by Reference,” before making an investment decision. For a more complete description of our business, see “Item 1. Business” of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2024, filed with the SEC on May 28, 2024 (the “Annual Report”), which is incorporated by reference herein.
Unless otherwise indicated, references to “Dorian,” the “Company,” “we,” “our,” “us,” or similar terms refer to Dorian LPG Ltd. and its subsidiaries. We use the terms “VLGC” to refer to very large gas carriers. We use the term “LPG” to refer to liquefied petroleum gas and we use the term “cbm” to refer to cubic meters in describing the carrying capacity of our vessels. Unless otherwise indicated, all references to “U.S. dollars,” “USD,” and “$” in this prospectus are to the lawful currency of the United States of America.
Our Company
Dorian was incorporated on July 1, 2013 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is headquartered in the United States and is engaged in the transportation of LPG. Specifically, Dorian and its subsidiaries are focused on owning and operating VLGCs in the LPG shipping industry. Our founding executives have managed vessels in the LPG shipping market since 2002. Our fleet currently consists of twenty-five VLGCs, including one dual-fuel 84,000 cbm ECO-design VLGC, or our Dual-fuel ECO VLGC; nineteen fuel-efficient 84,000 cbm ECO-design VLGCs, or our ECO VLGCs; one 82,000 cbm modern VLGC; three time chartered-in dual fuel Panamax size VLGCs; and one time chartered-in ECO VLGC. The twenty-five VLGCs in our fleet, including the four time chartered-in vessels, as of June 3, 2024, have an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 2.1 million cbm and an average age of 7.9 years. Currently, 15 of our ECO VLGCs, including one of our time chartered-in ECO-VLGCs, are fitted with scrubbers to reduce sulfur emissions. An additional technically-managed VLGC has contractual commitments to be equipped with a scrubber with installation expected to be completed during our fiscal year ending March 31, 2025. Vessels fitted with scrubbers allow us to reduce our emissions and to burn less refined fuel, which is frequently cheaper than more refined, lower sulfur grades. When the cost of more refined fuel exceeds that of less refined fuel, we are typically able to earn a higher TCE for spot voyages and to potentially contract time charters at higher rates compared to vessels without scrubbers. On November 24, 2023, we entered into an agreement for a newbuilding Very Large Gas Carrier / Ammonia Carrier (“VLGC/AC”), with a cargo carrying capacity of 93,000 cbm that can transport LPG or ammonia and is expected to be delivered from Hanwha Ocean Co. Ltd. in the third calendar quarter of 2026. We provide in-house commercial services for all of our vessels, including our vessels deployed in the Helios Pool (defined below), which may also receive commercial management services from Energia (defined below). Excluding our time chartered-in vessels, we provide in-house technical management services for all of our vessels, including our vessels deployed in the Helios Pool.
On April 1, 2015, we and MOL Energia Pte. Ltd. (“MOL Energia”), formerly known as Phoenix Tankers Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd., an unaffiliated third party, began operation of Helios LPG Pool LLC (the “Helios Pool”), a joint venture owned 50% by us and 50% by Energia. We believe that the operation of certain of our VLGCs in this pool allows us to achieve better market coverage and utilization. Vessels entered into the Helios Pool are commercially managed jointly by Dorian LPG (DK) ApS, our wholly-owned subsidiary, and MOL Energia. The members of the Helios Pool share in the net pool revenues generated by the entire group of vessels participating in the pool, weighted according to certain technical vessel characteristics, and net pool revenues are distributed as variable rate time charter hire to each participant. The vessels entered into the Helios Pool may operate either in the spot market, pursuant to contracts of affreightment (“COAs”), or on time charters of two years’ duration or less. We and MOL Energia have agreed that the Helios Pool will have
 
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a right of first refusal to undertake any time charter with an original duration greater than two years. As of June 3, 2024 the Helios Pool operated 30 VLGCs, including 24 vessels from our fleet, five MOL Energia vessels, and one time-charted in vessel.
Our Fleet
The following table sets forth certain information regarding our fleet as of June 3, 2024:
Capacity
(Cbm)
Shipyard
Year Built
ECO
Vessel(1)
Scrubber
Equipped
or Dual-Fuel
Employment
Time
Charter-Out
Expiration(2)
Dorian VLGCs
Captain John NP
82,000
Hyundai
2007
Pool(4)
Comet
84,000
Hyundai
2014
X
S
Pool(4)
Corsair(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2014
X
S
Time Charter(6)
Q4 2024
Corvette
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Cougar(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q2 2025
Concorde
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Cobra
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Continental
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Constitution
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Commodore
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q2 2027
Cresques(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
S
Pool-TCO(5)
Q2 2025
Constellation
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Cheyenne
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Clermont
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Cratis(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Chaparral(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q2 2025
Copernicus(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Commander
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool(4)
Challenger
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
S
Pool-TCO(5)
Q3 2026
Caravelle(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2016
X
S
Pool(4)
Captain Markos(3)
84,000
Kawasaki
2023
X
DF
Pool(4)
Total
1,762,000
Time chartered-in VLGCs
Future Diamond(7)
80,876
Hyundai
2020
X
S
Pool(4)
HLS Citrine(8)
86,090
Hyundai
2023
X
DF
Pool(4)
HLS Diamond(9)
86,090
Hyundai
2023
X
DF
Pool(4)
Cristobal(10)
86,980
Hyundai
2023
X
DF
Pool(4)
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Represents vessels with very low revolutions per minute, long-stroke, electronically controlled engines, larger propellers, advanced hull design, and low friction paint.
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Represents calendar year quarters.
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Operated pursuant to a bareboat chartering agreement. See Note 10 to our consolidated financial statements contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K incorporated by reference herein.
(4)
“Pool” indicates that the vessel operates in the Helios Pool on a voyage charter with a third party and we receive a portion of the pool profits calculated according to a formula based on the vessel’s pro rata performance in the pool.
(5)
“Pool-TCO” indicates that the vessel is operated in the Helios Pool on a time charter out to a third party and we receive a portion of the pool profits calculated according to a formula based on the vessel’s pro rata performance in the pool.
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Currently on a time charter with an oil major that began in November 2019.
(7)
Currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the first calendar quarter of 2025.
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Vessel has a Panamax beam and is currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the first calendar quarter of 2030 and purchase options beginning in year seven.
(9)
Vessel has a Panamax beam and is currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the first calendar quarter of 2030 and purchase options beginning in year seven.
 
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Vessel has a Panamax beam and shaft generator and is currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the third calendar quarter of 2030 and purchase options beginning in year seven.
Recent Developments
Executive Officers
On April 24, 2024, two of our current executives were promoted to increased positions of responsibility. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee established the following executive positions: Head of Energy Transition and Chief Operating Officer. John Lycouris, Chief Executive Officer of Dorian LPG (USA) LLC and director of the Board of Directors, was promoted to the position of Head of Energy Transaction, and Alexander C. Hadjipateras, Senior Executive Vice President of Dorian LPG (USA) LLC and Managing Director of Dorian LPG Management Corp. (Athens), was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors has also set the vesting condition for the last tranche of the shares of restricted stock granted in July 2023 to each of Theodore Young, John Lycouris and John Hadjipateras, as named executive officers of the Company. The Compensation Committee determined to apply the condition that the shares eligible to vest on August 5, 2025, with respect to Messrs. J. Hadjipateras and Young, and August 5, 2024, with respect to Mr. Lycouris shall vest when and only if the volume weighted average price of the Company’s common shares over any consecutive 15-day period prior to the final business day of the sixth fiscal quarter following the grant date of the vesting shares, as reported on Bloomberg (or on such other internationally recognized financial information provider), equals or exceeds, 95% of the book value of a Company share, which shall be determined (in good faith by the management of the Company) on June 30, 2024.
Irregular Dividend
On April 25, 2024, we announced that our Board of Directors declared an irregular cash dividend of  $1.00 per common share. The dividend was paid on May 30, 2024 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 8, 2024. The total dividends amounted to $40.6 million, of which $40.4 million was paid in May 2024 and $0.2 million was deferred until certain shares of restricted stock vest.
Company Information
Our principal executive offices are c/o Dorian LPG (USA) LLC, 27 Signal Road, Stamford, Connecticut 06902. The telephone number at that address is (203) 674-9900. Our website is www.dorianlpg.com. The information contained on our website is not a part of this prospectus supplement.
 
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THE OFFERING
Issuer
Dorian LPG Ltd., a Marshall Islands corporation.
Common Shares Currently
Outstanding
40,619,448
Common Shares to be Offered by the Company
2,000,000 (or 2,300,000 common shares, assuming full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares)
Common Shares to be Outstanding Immediately After this Offering
42,619,448 (or 42,919,448 common shares, assuming full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares)
NYSE Symbol
“LPG”
Use of Proceeds
We estimate that we will receive net proceeds of approximately $84.5 million from this offering assuming the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is not exercised, and approximately $97.1 million if the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full, in each case after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by us.
We intend to use all of the net proceeds of this offering of our common shares for general corporate purposes.
Risk Factors
An investment in our common shares involves risks. You should carefully consider each of the factors described or referred to under “Risk Factors” beginning on page S-5 of this prospectus supplement, page 11 of the accompanying prospectus and in the documents incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus before you make an investment in our common shares.
All information in this prospectus supplement related to the number of common shares to be outstanding immediately after this offering is based on 40,619,448 shares outstanding as of March 31, 2024. This number of common shares excludes the following:

approximately 0.3 million common shares issuable upon the vesting of restricted stock and restricted stock units (“RSUs”) granted under our 2014 equity incentive plan (the “2014 Equity Incentive Plan”), as of March 31, 2024; and

approximately 1.6 million common shares reserved for future issuance under the 2014 Equity Incentive Plan, as of March 31, 2024.
Unless otherwise indicated, all information in this prospectus supplement assumes that the underwriters do not exercise their option to purchase additional common shares.
 
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RISK FACTORS
An investment in our common shares involves a high degree of risk. Before making an investment in our common shares, you should carefully consider the risk factors and all of the other information included in this prospectus supplement, the accompanying base prospectus and the documents incorporated into each by reference, including those in “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2024, filed with the SEC on May 28, 2024, as updated by annual, quarterly and other reports and documents we file with the SEC after the date of this prospectus supplement and that are incorporated by reference herein. Please see the sections of this prospectus supplement entitled “Where You Can Find Additional Information” and “Incorporation of Documents by Reference.” The occurrence of one or more of those risk factors could adversely impact our business, financial condition or results of operations.
 
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USE OF PROCEEDS
We estimate that we will receive net proceeds of approximately $84.5 million from this offering assuming the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is not exercised, and approximately $97.1 million if the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full, in each case after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by us.
We intend to use all of the net proceeds of this offering of our common shares for general corporate purposes.
 
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CAPITALIZATION
The following unaudited table sets forth our consolidated capitalization at March 31, 2024 on an:

actual basis;

as adjusted basis to give effect to the following transactions, which occurred during the period from April 1, 2024 to June 3, 2024:

$5.9 million in loan and lease financing payments; and

$40.6 million in total declared and $40.4 million paid dividend amounts (with the $0.2 million deferred until certain shares of restricted stock vest);

as further adjusted basis to give effect to the issuance and sale of our common shares offered hereby at a price of  $44.50 per share resulting in net proceeds of approximately $84.5 million, after deducting estimated expenses related to this offering of  $0.085 million payable by us and the underwriting discounts and commissions of approximately $4.45 million.
Other than these adjustments, there has been no material change in our capitalization from debt or equity issuances, re-capitalizations or dividends since April 1, 2024. The information set forth in the table assumes no exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. You should read this capitalization table together with “Item 7. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and the consolidated financial statements and related notes appearing in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is incorporated by reference herein.
As of March 31, 2024
(in U.S. dollars)
Actual
As Adjusted
As Further
Adjusted
CAPITALIZATION
Debt
Outstanding debt obligations (net of unamortized issuance costs of  $5,359,227)
$ 605,092,530 $ 599,232,520 $ 599,232,520
Total debt including current portion(1)
$ 605,092,530 $ 599,232,520 $ 599,232,520
Shareholders’ Equity
Preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share: 50,000,000 shares authorized, none issued and outstanding actual, as adjusted and as further adjusted
$ $ $
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share: 450,000,000 shares authorized; 40,619,448 shares outstanding actual; 40,619,448 shares outstanding as adjusted; 42,619,448 shares outstanding as further adjusted
519,950 519,950 539,950
Additional paid-in capital
772,714,486 772,714,486 857,159,486
Treasury stock, at cost; 11,375,579 shares actual;
11,375,579 shares as adjusted; and 11,375,579
shares as further adjusted
(126,837,239) (126,837,239) (126,837,239)
Retained earnings
377,135,886 336,516,438 336,516,438
Total Shareholders’ Equity
$ 1,023,533,083 $ 982,913,635 $ 1,067,378,635
Total Capitalization
$ 1,628,625,613 $ 1,582,146,155 $ 1,666,611,155
(1)
All of our debt is secured by, among other things, liens on the vessels in our fleet.
 
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TAXATION
You should carefully read the discussion of the principal U.S. federal income tax and Marshall Islands tax considerations associated with our operations and the acquisition, ownership and disposition of our common shares set forth in the section of our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2024 filed with the SEC on May 28, 2024, titled “Item 1. Business—Taxation.”
 
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UNDERWRITING
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the underwriting agreement, dated June 5, 2024, between us and Jefferies LLC, as the representative of the underwriters named below, we have agreed to sell to the underwriters, and each of the underwriters has agreed, severally and not jointly, to purchase from us, the respective number of common shares shown opposite its name below:
Underwriter
Number of
Common Shares
Jefferies LLC
1,100,000
SEB Securities, Inc.
200,000
Pareto Securities Inc.
180,000
Fearnley Securities, Inc.
120,000
Arctic Securities AS
120,000
DNB Markets, Inc.
120,000
Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.
80,000
BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
80,000
Total
2,000,000
The underwriting agreement provides that the obligations of the several underwriters are subject to certain conditions precedent such as the receipt by the underwriters of officers’ certificates and legal opinions and approval of certain legal matters by their counsel. The underwriting agreement provides that the underwriters will purchase all of the common shares. If an underwriter defaults, the underwriting agreement provides that the purchase commitments of the non-defaulting underwriters may be increased or the underwriting agreement may be terminated. We have agreed to indemnify the underwriters and certain of their controlling persons against certain liabilities, including liabilities under the Securities Act, and to contribute to payments that the underwriters may be required to make in respect of those liabilities.
The underwriters have advised us that, following the completion of this offering, they currently intend to make a market in the common shares as permitted by applicable laws and regulations. However, the underwriters are not obligated to do so, and the underwriters may discontinue any market-making activities at any time without notice in their sole discretion. Accordingly, no assurance can be given as to the liquidity of the trading market for the common shares, that you will be able to sell any of the common shares held by you at a particular time or that the prices that you receive when you sell will be favorable.
The underwriters are offering the common shares subject to their acceptance of the common shares from us and subject to prior sale. The underwriters reserve the right to withdraw, cancel or modify offers and to reject orders in whole or in part.
Commission and Expenses
The underwriters have advised us that they propose to offer the common shares to the public at the offering price set forth on the cover page of this prospectus supplement and to certain dealers, which may include the underwriters, at that price less a concession not in excess of  $1.335 per common share. After the offering, the public offering price, concession and reallowance to dealers may be reduced by the representative. No such reduction will change the amount of proceeds to be received by us as set forth on the cover page of this prospectus supplement.
The following table shows the public offering price, the underwriting discounts and commissions that we are to pay the underwriters and the proceeds, before expenses, to us in connection with this offering. Such amounts are shown assuming both no exercise and full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares.
 
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Per Share
Total
Without Option
to Purchase
Additional
Shares
With Option to
Purchase
Additional
Shares
Without Option
to Purchase
Additional Shares
With Option to
Purchase
Additional
Shares
Public offering price
$ 44.50 $ 44.50 $ 89,000,000 $ 102,350,000
Underwriting discounts and commissions paid by us
$ 2.225 $ 2.225 $ 4,450,000 $ 5,117,500
Proceeds to us, before expenses
$ 42.275 $ 42.275 $ 84,550,000 $ 97,232,500
We estimate expenses payable by us in connection with this offering, other than the underwriting discounts and commissions referred to above, will be approximately $0.085 million. We have agreed to reimburse the underwriters for certain FINRA-related expenses incurred by them in connection with the offering in an amount up to $25,000. The underwriters have also agreed to reimburse us for certain of our expenses incurred with respect to this offering.
Listing
Our common shares have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “LPG”.
Option to Purchase Additional Shares
We have granted to the underwriters an option, exercisable for 30 days from the date of this prospectus supplement, to purchase, from time to time, in whole or in part, up to an aggregate of 300,000 shares from us at the public offering price set forth on the cover page of this prospectus supplement, less underwriting discounts and commissions. If the underwriters exercise this option, each underwriter will be obligated, subject to specified conditions, to purchase a number of additional shares proportionate to that underwriter’s initial purchase commitment as indicated in the table above.
No Sales of Similar Securities
We and our officers and directors have agreed, subject to specified exceptions, not to directly or indirectly:

sell, offer, contract or grant any option to sell (including any short sale), pledge, transfer, establish an open “put equivalent position” within the meaning of Rule 16a-l(h) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or

otherwise dispose of any common shares, options or warrants to acquire common shares, or securities exchangeable or exercisable for or convertible into common shares, currently or hereafter owned either of record or beneficially, or

publicly announce an intention to do any of the foregoing for a period of 60 days after the date of this prospectus supplement without the prior written consent of Jefferies LLC
This restriction terminates after the close of trading of the common shares on and including the 60th day after the date of this prospectus supplement.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the securityholder may transfer shares of common stock: (i) as a bona fide gift or gifts, and (ii) to any trust for the direct or indirect benefit of the securityholder or a family member of the securityholder.
Jefferies LLC may, in its sole discretion and at any time or from time to time before the termination of the 60 day period release all or any portion of the securities subject to lock-up agreements. There are no existing agreements between the underwriters and any of our shareholders who will execute a lock-up agreement, providing consent to the sale of common shares prior to the expiration of the lock-up period.
 
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Stabilization
The underwriters have advised us that they, pursuant to Regulation M under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, certain persons participating in the offering may engage in short sale transactions, stabilizing transactions, syndicate covering transactions or the imposition of penalty bids in connection with this offering. These activities may have the effect of stabilizing or maintaining the market price of the common shares at a level above that which might otherwise prevail in the open market. Establishing short sales positions may involve either “covered” short sales or “naked” short sales.
“Covered” short sales are sales made in an amount not greater than the underwriters’ option to purchase additional common shares in this offering. The underwriters may close out any covered short position by either exercising their option to purchase additional common shares or purchasing common shares in the open market. In determining the source of common shares to close out the covered short position, the underwriters will consider, among other things, the price of common shares available for purchase in the open market as compared to the price at which they may purchase common shares through the option to purchase additional common shares.
“Naked” short sales are sales in excess of the option to purchase additional common shares. The underwriters must close out any naked short position by purchasing common shares in the open market. A naked short position is more likely to be created if the underwriters are concerned that there may be downward pressure on the price of the common shares in the open market after pricing that could adversely affect investors who purchase in this offering.
A stabilizing bid is a bid for the purchase of common shares on behalf of the underwriters for the purpose of fixing or maintaining the price of the common shares. A syndicate covering transaction is the bid for or the purchase of common shares on behalf of the underwriters to reduce a short position incurred by the underwriters in connection with the offering. Similar to other purchase transactions, the underwriter’s purchases to cover the syndicate short sales may have the effect of raising or maintaining the market price of our common shares or preventing or retarding a decline in the market price of our common shares. As a result, the price of our common shares may be higher than the price that might otherwise exist in the open market. A penalty bid is an arrangement permitting the underwriters to reclaim the selling concession otherwise accruing to a syndicate member in connection with the offering if the common shares originally sold by such syndicate member are purchased in a syndicate covering transaction and therefore have not been effectively placed by such syndicate member.
Neither we nor any of the underwriters make any representation or prediction as to the direction or magnitude of any effect that the transactions described above may have on the price of our common shares. The underwriters are not obligated to engage in these activities and, if commenced, any of the activities may be discontinued at any time.
Electronic Distribution
This prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus in electronic format may be made available by e-mail or on the web sites or through online services maintained by one or more of the underwriters or their affiliates. In those cases, prospective investors may view offering terms online and may be allowed to place orders online. The underwriters may agree with us to allocate a specific number of common shares for sale to online brokerage account holders. Any such allocation for online distributions will be made by the underwriters on the same basis as other allocations. Other than this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus in electronic format, the information on the underwriters’ web sites and any information contained in any other web site maintained by any of the underwriters is not part of this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, have not been approved and/or endorsed by us or the underwriters and should not be relied upon by investors.
Other Activities and Relationships
The underwriters and certain of their respective affiliates are full service financial institutions engaged in various activities, which may include securities trading, commercial and investment banking, financial advisory,
 
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investment management, investment research, principal investment, hedging, financing and brokerage activities. The underwriters and certain of their respective affiliates have, from time to time, performed, and may in the future perform, various commercial and investment banking and financial advisory services for us and our affiliates, for which they received or will receive customary fees and expenses.
In the ordinary course of their various business activities, the underwriters and certain of their respective affiliates may make or hold a broad array of investments and actively trade debt and equity securities (or related derivative securities) and financial instruments (including bank loans) for their own account and for the accounts of their customers, and such investment and securities activities may involve securities and/or instruments issued by us and our affiliates. In particular, each of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), an affiliate of SEB Securities, Inc. (“SEBSI”), Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, an affiliate of Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., and BNP Paribas, an affiliate of BNP Paribas Securities Corp., acts as a lender to us under our debt financing facility. No net proceeds from the offering are expected to come to any of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank or BNP Paribas as a lender. If the underwriters or their respective affiliates have a lending relationship with us, they routinely hedge their credit exposure to us consistent with their customary risk management policies. The underwriters and their respective affiliates may hedge such exposure by entering into transactions which consist of either the purchase of credit default swaps or the creation of short positions in our securities or the securities of our affiliates, including potentially the common shares offered hereby. Any such short positions could adversely affect future trading prices of the common shares offered hereby. The underwriters and certain of their respective affiliates may also communicate independent investment recommendations, market color or trading ideas and/or publish or express independent research views in respect of such securities or instruments and may at any time hold, or recommend to clients that they acquire, long and/or short positions in such securities and instruments.
SEBSI (Member FINRA/SIPC) intends to participate in the offering outside of the European Union and, to the extent that the offering by SEBSI is within the European Union (the “EU”), securities will be offered and placed by SEBSI’s parent company, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (“SEB AB”, and collectively with SEBSI, ‘‘SEB’’), a Swedish Credit Institution, which is in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in the EU and regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.
Disclaimers About Non-U.S. Jurisdictions
Notice to Prospective Investors in Canada
(A)   Resale Restrictions
The distribution of common shares in Canada is being made only in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia on a private placement basis exempt from the requirement that we prepare and file a prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each province where trades of these securities are made. Any resale of the common shares in Canada must be made under applicable securities laws which may vary depending on the relevant jurisdiction, and which may require resales to be made under available statutory exemptions or under a discretionary exemption granted by the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authority. Purchasers are advised to seek legal advice prior to any resale of the securities.
(B)   Representations of Canadian Purchasers
By purchasing common shares in Canada and accepting delivery of a purchase confirmation, a purchaser is representing to us and the dealer from whom the purchase confirmation is received that:

the purchaser is entitled under applicable provincial securities laws to purchase the common shares without the benefit of a prospectus qualified under those securities laws as it is an “accredited investor” as defined under National Instrument 45-106—Prospectus Exemptions,

the purchaser is a “permitted client” as defined in National Instrument 31-103—Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations,

where required by law, the purchaser is purchasing as principal and not as agent, and

the purchaser has reviewed the text above under Resale Restrictions.
(C)   Conflicts of Interest
Canadian purchasers are hereby notified that Jefferies, TD Cowen and Evercore are relying on the exemption set out in section 3A.3 or 3A.4, if applicable, of National Instrument 33-105—Underwriting Conflicts from having to provide certain conflict of interest disclosure in this document.
 
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(D)   Statutory Rights of Action
Securities legislation in certain provinces or territories of Canada may provide a purchaser with remedies for rescission or damages if the prospectus supplement (including any amendment thereto) such as this document contains a misrepresentation, provided that the remedies for rescission or damages are exercised by the purchaser within the time limit prescribed by the securities legislation of the purchaser’s province or territory. The purchaser of these securities in Canada should refer to any applicable provisions of the securities legislation of the purchaser’s province or territory for particulars of these rights or consult with a legal advisor.
(E)   Enforcement of Legal Rights
All of our directors and officers as well as the experts named herein may be located outside of Canada and, as a result, it may not be possible for Canadian purchasers to effect service of process within Canada upon us or those persons. All or a substantial portion of our assets and the assets of those persons may be located outside of Canada and, as a result, it may not be possible to satisfy a judgment against us or those persons in Canada or to enforce a judgment obtained in Canadian courts against us or those persons outside of Canada.
(F)   Taxation and Eligibility for Investment
Canadian purchasers of common shares should consult their own legal and tax advisors with respect to the tax consequences of an investment in the common shares in their particular circumstances and about the eligibility of the common shares for investment by the purchaser under relevant Canadian legislation.
(G)   Language of Documents
The purchaser confirms its express wish and that it has requested that this document, all documents evidencing or relating to the sale of the securities described herein and all other related documents be drawn up exclusively in the English language. L’acquéreur confirme sa volonté expresse et qu’il a demandé que le présent document, tous les documents attestant de la vente des titres décrits dans le présent document ou s’y rapportant ainsi que tous les autres documents s’y rattachant soient rédigés exclusivement en langue anglaise.
Notice to Prospective Investors in Australia
This prospectus supplement is not a disclosure document for the purposes of Australia’s Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of Australia, or Corporations Act, has not been lodged with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission and is only directed to the categories of exempt persons set out below. Accordingly, if you receive this prospectus supplement in Australia:
(A)   You confirm and warrant that you are either:

a “sophisticated investor” under section 708(8)(a) or (b) of the Corporations Act;

a “sophisticated investor” under section 708(8)(c) or (d) of the Corporations Act and that you have provided an accountant’s certificate to the Company which complies with the requirements of section 708(8)(c)(i) or (ii) of the Corporations Act and related regulations before the offer has been made;

a person associated with the Company under Section 708(12) of the Corporations Act; or

a “professional investor” within the meaning of section 708(11)(a) or (b) of the Corporations Act.
To the extent that you are unable to confirm or warrant that you are an exempt sophisticated investor, associated person or professional investor under the Corporations Act any offer made to you under this prospectus supplement is void and incapable of acceptance.
(B)   You warrant and agree that you will not offer any of the securities issued to you pursuant to this prospectus supplement for resale in Australia within 12 months of those securities being issued unless any such resale offer is exempt from the requirement to issue a disclosure document under section 708 of the Corporations Act.
Notice to Prospective Investors in the European Economic Area
In relation to each Member State of the European Economic Area (each, a “Relevant State”), no shares have been offered or will be offered pursuant to the offering to the public in that Relevant State prior to the publication of a prospectus in relation to the shares which have been approved by the competent authority in that Relevant State or, where appropriate, approved in another Relevant State and notified to the competent authority in that Relevant State, all in accordance with the Prospectus Regulation, except that the shares may be offered to the public in that Relevant State at any time:

to any legal entity which is a “qualified investor” as defined under Article 2 of the Prospectus Regulation;
 
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to fewer than 150 natural or legal persons (other than qualified investors as defined under Article 2 of the Prospectus Regulation), subject to obtaining the prior consent of representative for any such offer; or

in any other circumstances falling within Article 1(4) of the Prospectus Regulation,
provided that no such offer of the shares shall require us or any of the representative to publish a prospectus pursuant to Article 3 of the Prospectus Regulation or supplement a prospectus pursuant to Article 23 of the Prospectus Regulation.
For the purposes of this provision, the expression “offer to the public” in relation to the shares in any Relevant State means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and any shares to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to purchase or subscribe for any shares, and the expression “Prospectus Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129.
Notice to Prospective Investors in Hong Kong
No securities have been offered or sold, and no securities may be offered or sold, in Hong Kong, by means of any document, other than to persons whose ordinary business is to buy or sell shares or debentures, whether as principal or agent; or to “professional investors” as defined in the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) of Hong Kong (“SFO”) and any rules made under that Ordinance; or in other circumstances which do not result in the document being a “prospectus” as defined in the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 32) of Hong Kong (“CO”) or which do not constitute an offer or invitation to the public for the purpose of the CO or the SFO. No document, invitation or advertisement relating to the securities has been issued or may be issued or may be in the possession of any person for the purpose of issue (in each case whether in Hong Kong or elsewhere), which is directed at, or the contents of which are likely to be accessed or read by, the public of Hong Kong (except if permitted under the securities laws of Hong Kong) other than with respect to securities which are or are intended to be disposed of only to persons outside Hong Kong or only to “professional investors” as defined in the SFO and any rules made under that Ordinance.
This prospectus supplement has not been registered with the Registrar of Companies in Hong Kong. Accordingly, this prospectus supplement may not be issued, circulated or distributed in Hong Kong, and the securities may not be offered for subscription to members of the public in Hong Kong. Each person acquiring the securities will be required, and is deemed by the acquisition of the securities, to confirm that he is aware of the restriction on offers of the securities described in this prospectus supplement and the relevant offering documents and that he is not acquiring, and has not been offered any securities in circumstances that contravene any such restrictions.
Notice to Prospective Investors in the Israel
This document does not constitute a prospectus under the Israeli Securities Law, 5728-1968, or the Securities Law, and has not been filed with or approved by the Israel Securities Authority. In Israel, this prospectus supplement is being distributed only to, and is directed only at, and any offer of the common shares is directed only at, (i) a limited number of persons in accordance with the Israeli Securities Law and (ii) investors listed in the first addendum, or the Addendum, to the Israeli Securities Law, consisting primarily of joint investment in trust funds, provident funds, insurance companies, banks, portfolio managers, investment advisors, members of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, underwriters, venture capital funds, entities with equity in excess of NIS 50 million and “qualified individuals,” each as defined in the Addendum (as it may be amended from time to time), collectively referred to as qualified investors (in each case, purchasing for their own account or, where permitted under the Addendum, for the accounts of their clients who are investors listed in the Addendum). Qualified investors are required to submit written confirmation that they fall within the scope of the Addendum, are aware of the meaning of same and agree to it.
Notice to Prospective Investors in Japan
The offering has not been and will not be registered under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan (Law No. 25 of 1948 of Japan, as amended), or FIEL, and the Initial Purchaser will not offer or sell any securities, directly or indirectly, in Japan or to, or for the benefit of, any resident of Japan (which term as used herein means any person resident in Japan, including any corporation or other entity organized under the laws of Japan), or to others for re-offering or resale, directly or indirectly, in Japan or to, or for the benefit of, any resident of Japan, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of, and otherwise in compliance with, the FIEL and any other applicable laws, regulations and ministerial guidelines of Japan.
 
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Notice to Prospective Investors in Singapore
This prospectus supplement has not been and will not be lodged or registered as a prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Accordingly, this prospectus supplement and any other document or material in connection with the offer or sale, or invitation for subscription or purchase, of the notes may not be circulated or distributed, nor may the notes be offered or sold, or be made the subject of an invitation for subscription or purchase, whether directly or indirectly, to persons in Singapore other than (i) to an institutional investor under Section 274 of the Securities and Futures Act, Chapter 289 of Singapore (the “SFA”), (ii) to a relevant person pursuant to Section 275(1), or any person pursuant to Section 275(1A), and in accordance with the conditions specified in Section 275, of the SFA, or (iii) otherwise pursuant to, and in accordance with the conditions of, any other applicable provision of the SFA.
Where the notes are subscribed or purchased under Section 275 of the SFA by a relevant person which is:
(a)
a corporation (which is not an accredited investor (as defined in Section 4A of the SFA)) the sole business of which is to hold investments and the entire share capital of which is owned by one or more individuals, each of whom is an accredited investor; or
(b)
a trust (where the trustee is not an accredited investor) whose sole purpose is to hold investments and each beneficiary of the trust is an individual who is an accredited investor,
securities (as defined in Section 239(1) of the SFA) of that corporation or the beneficiaries’ rights and interest (howsoever described) in that trust shall not be transferred within six months after that corporation or that trust has acquired the notes pursuant to an offer made under Section 275 of the SFA except:
(i)
to an institutional investor or to a relevant person defined in Section 275(2) of the SFA, or to any person arising from an offer referred to in Section 275(1A) or Section 276(4)(i)(B) of the SFA;
(ii)
where no consideration is or will be given for the transfer;
(iii)
where the transfer is by operation of law;
(iv)
as specified in Section 276(7) of the SFA; or
(v)
as specified in Regulation 32 of the Securities and Futures (Offers of Investments) (Shares and Debentures) Regulations 2005 of Singapore.
Notice to Prospective Investors in Switzerland
The securities may not be publicly offered in Switzerland and will not be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (“SIX”) or on any other stock exchange or regulated trading facility in Switzerland. This prospectus supplement has been prepared without regard to the disclosure standards for issuance prospectuses under art. 652a or art. 1156 of the Swiss Code of Obligations or the disclosure standards for listing prospectuses under art. 27 ff. of the SIX Listing Rules or the listing rules of any other stock exchange or regulated trading facility in Switzerland. Neither this prospectus supplement nor any other offering or marketing material relating to the securities or the offering may be publicly distributed or otherwise made publicly available in Switzerland.
Neither this prospectus supplement nor any other offering or marketing material relating to the offering, the Company or the securities have been or will be filed with or approved by any Swiss regulatory authority. In particular, this prospectus supplement will not be filed with, and the offer of securities will not be supervised by, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, and the offer of securities has not been and will not be authorized under the Swiss Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes (“CISA”). The investor protection afforded to acquirers of interests in collective investment schemes under the CISA does not extend to acquirers of securities.
United Kingdom
Each underwriter has represented and agreed that:
(i)
it has only communicated or caused to be communicated and will only communicate or cause to be communicated an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity (within the meaning of
 
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Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”) received by it in connection with the issue or sale of the shares in circumstances in which Section 21(1) of the FSMA does not apply to us; and
(ii)
it has complied and will comply with all applicable provisions of the FSMA with respect to anything done by it in relation to the shares in, from or otherwise involving the UK.
No shares have been offered or will be offered pursuant to the offering to the public in the UK prior to the publication of a prospectus in relation to the shares which has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority, except that the shares may be offered to the public in the UK at any time:
(i)
to any legal entity which is a qualified investor as defined under Article 2 of the UK Prospectus Regulation;
(ii)
to fewer than 150 natural or legal persons (other than qualified investors as defined under Article 2 of the UK Prospectus Regulation), subject to obtaining the prior consent of the representative for any such offer; or
(iii)
in any other circumstances falling within Section 86 of the FSMA;
provided that no such offer of the shares shall require us or any of the representative to publish a prospectus pursuant to Section 85 of the FSMA or supplement a prospectus pursuant to Article 23 of the UK Prospectus Regulation.
For the purposes of this provision, the expression an “offer to the public” in relation to the shares in the UK means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and any shares to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to purchase or subscribe for any shares and the expression “UK Prospectus Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
This prospectus supplement is only for distribution to and directed at: (i) in the UK, persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended, or the Order, and high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order; (ii) persons who are outside the UK; and (iii) any other person to whom it can otherwise be lawfully distributed, or all such persons together, Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this prospectus supplement relates is available only to and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons, and any person who is not a Relevant Person should not rely on it.
 
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LEGAL MATTERS
The validity of the common shares offered hereby and other matters relating to Marshall Islands and United States law will be passed upon for us by Seward & Kissel LLP, One Battery Park Plaza, New York, New York 10004. The underwriters have been represented in connection with this offering by Goodwin Procter LLP, New York, New York.
EXPERTS
The consolidated financial statements of Dorian LPG Ltd. as of March 31, 2024 and 2023, and for each of the three years in the period ended March 31, 2024, incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement, and the effectiveness of Dorian LPG Ltd.’s internal control over financial reporting have been audited by Deloitte Certified Public Accountants S.A., an independent registered public accounting firm, as stated in their reports. Such financial statements are incorporated by reference in reliance upon the reports of such firm given their authority as experts in accounting and auditing.
The offices of Deloitte Certified Public Accountants S.A. are located at Fragoklissias 3a & Granikou Str., 15125 Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
WHERE YOU CAN FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
As required by the Securities Act of 1933, we filed a registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-266588) relating to the securities offered by this prospectus supplement with the SEC. This prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus are parts of that registration statement, which includes additional information.
We file annual, quarterly and current reports, proxy statements and other information with the SEC. The SEC maintains a website at http://www.sec.gov that contains reports, proxy and information statements and other information concerning issuers that file electronically with the SEC, including us. We also maintain a website at www.dorianlpg.com that contains information concerning us, including the reports we file with the SEC. The information contained or referred to on our website is not incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement and is not a part of this prospectus supplement.
INCORPORATION OF DOCUMENTS BY REFERENCE
The SEC allows us to “incorporate by reference” the information we file with the SEC, which means that we can disclose important information to you by referring you to those filed documents. The information incorporated by reference is considered to be part of this prospectus supplement.
We incorporate by reference the documents listed below, except to the extent that any information contained in such filings is deemed “furnished” in accordance with SEC rules:




our “Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered” contained in our registration statement on Form 8-A (File No. 001-36437), filed with the SEC on May 2, 2014, including any further amendments thereto or reports filed for the purposes of updating such description.
We also incorporate by reference any filings made with the SEC in accordance with Section 13(a), 13(c), 14 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act on or after the date of this prospectus supplement and until the date all of the securities offered hereby are sold or the offering is otherwise terminated, with the exception of any information
 
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contained in such filings that is deemed “furnished” in accordance with SEC rules, unless such information is expressly incorporated herein by a reference in such filings. Any such filings shall be deemed to be incorporated by reference and to be a part of this prospectus supplement from the respective dates of filing of those documents.
The documents incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement contain important information about us and our financial condition. Information contained in this prospectus supplement supersedes information incorporated by reference that we have filed with the SEC prior to the date of this prospectus supplement, while information included in any accompanying prospectus supplement or post-effective amendment will supersede this information.
Statements contained in this prospectus supplement as to the contents of any contract or other document that is filed or incorporated by reference as an exhibit to the registration statement are not necessarily complete and we refer you to the full text of the contract or other document filed or incorporated by reference as an exhibit to this prospectus supplement.
Our filings are available on our website at www.dorianlpg.com. Information on, or accessible through, our website is not part of this prospectus supplement. We will provide without charge to each person to whom this prospectus supplement is delivered, upon written or oral request of such person, a copy of any or all of the documents referred to above that have been incorporated by reference into this prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus. Requests for such documents should be directed to:
Dorian LPG Ltd.
c/o Dorian LPG (USA) LLC
27 Signal Road
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
(203) 674-9900 (telephone number)
 
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PROSPECTUS
$500,000,000
Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Debt Securities,
Warrants, Purchase Contracts, Rights and Units
and
2,867,618 Common Shares offered by the Selling Shareholders
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Dorian LPG Ltd.
Through this prospectus, we may periodically offer our:
(1)   common shares;
(2)   preferred shares;
(3)   debt securities;
(4)   warrants;
(5)   purchase contracts;
(6)   rights; and
(7)   units.
We may also offer securities of the types listed above that are convertible or exchangeable into one or more of the securities listed above.
The aggregate offering price of all securities issued under this prospectus may not exceed $500,000,000. The securities issued under this prospectus may be offered directly or through underwriters, agents or dealers. The names of any underwriters, agents or dealers will be included in a supplement to this prospectus.
The prices and other terms of the securities that we will offer will be determined at the time of their offering and will be described in a supplement to this prospectus.
In addition, the selling shareholders named in the section “Selling Shareholders” of this prospectus, or their respective donees, pledgees, transferees or other successors in interest, which we refer to as the Selling Shareholders, may sell in one or more offerings pursuant to this registration statement up to an aggregate of 2,867,618 of our common shares.
We will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the common shares by the Selling Shareholders. Information on the Selling Shareholders and the times and manners in which they may offer and sell our common shares are described under the sections entitled “Selling Shareholders” and “Plan of Distribution” in this prospectus. We will bear all costs, expenses and fees in connection with the registration of the common shares sold by the Selling Shareholders under this prospectus.
Our common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “LPG.”
An investment in these securities involves risks. See the section entitled “Risk Factors” beginning on page 10 of this prospectus, refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2022 that is incorporated by reference herein, and refer to other risk factors contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference herein and therein.
Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or determined if this prospectus is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The date of this prospectus is August 22, 2022

 
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ABOUT THIS PROSPECTUS
As permitted under the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, this prospectus incorporates important business information about us that is contained in documents that we have previously filed with the SEC but that are not included in or delivered with this prospectus. You may obtain copies of these documents, without charge, from the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov, as well as other sources. You may request a free copy of the above-mentioned filing or any subsequent filing we incorporated by reference to this prospectus by writing or telephoning us at the following address: c/o Dorian LPG (USA) LLC, 27 Signal Road, Stamford, Connecticut 06902. Our telephone number at that address is (203) 674-9900. See “Where You Can Find Additional Information.”
You should rely only on the information contained or incorporated by reference in this prospectus. Neither we nor the Selling Shareholders have authorized any person to provide information other than that provided in this prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference. Information contained on our website does not constitute part of this prospectus. We may not sell these securities until the registration statement filed with the SEC is effective. Neither we nor the Selling Shareholders are making an offer to sell common shares in any state or other jurisdiction where the offer or sale is not permitted. You should not assume that the information contained in this prospectus is accurate as of any date other than the date on the front of this prospectus regardless of its time of delivery. Our business, financial condition, results of operations and prospects may have changed since that date. You should not consider any information in this prospectus or in the documents incorporated by reference herein to be investment, legal or tax advice. We encourage you to consult your own counsel, accountant and other advisors for legal, tax, business, financial and related advice regarding an investment in our securities.
 
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PROSPECTUS SUMMARY
This summary highlights information that appears later in this prospectus and is qualified in its entirety by the more detailed information and financial statements included or incorporated by reference elsewhere in this prospectus. This summary may not contain all of the information that may be important to you. As an investor or prospective investor, you should carefully review the more detailed information that appears later in this prospectus, including the section entitled “Risk Factors” beginning on page 11 of this prospectus, the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2022 that is incorporated by reference herein, and other risk factors contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference herein and therein, before making an investment in our securities.
Unless otherwise indicated, references to “Dorian,” the “Company,” “we,” “our,” “us,” or similar terms refer to Dorian LPG Ltd. and its subsidiaries, and the “Selling Shareholders” refers to those of our shareholders described in “Selling Shareholders.” We use the term “VLGC” to refer to very large gas carriers. We use the term “LPG” to refer to liquefied petroleum gas and we use the term “cbm” to refer to cubic meters in describing the carrying capacity of our vessels. Unless otherwise indicated, all references to “U.S. dollars,” “USD,” and “$” in this prospectus are to the lawful currency of the United States of America.
Our Company
Dorian was incorporated on July 1, 2013 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is headquartered in the United States and is engaged in the transportation of LPG. Specifically, Dorian and its subsidiaries are focused on owning and operating very large gas carriers (“VLGCs”), each with a cargo carrying capacity of greater than 80,000 cbm, in the LPG shipping industry. As of August 4, 2022, our fleet consists of twenty-two VLGCs, including nineteen fuel-efficient 84,000 cbm ECO-design VLGCs (“ECO-VLGCs”), one 82,000 cbm VLGC and two time chartered-in ECO-VLGCs. As of August 4, 2022, thirteen of our ECO-VLGCs, including one of our time chartered-in ECO-VLGCs, are equipped with exhaust gas cleaning systems (commonly referred to as “scrubbers”) to reduce sulfur emissions. We provide in-house commercial management services for all of our vessels, including our vessels deployed in the Helios Pool (defined below), which may also receive commercial management services from Phoenix (defined below). Excluding our time chartered-in vessels, we provide in-house technical management services for all of our vessels, including our vessels deployed in the Helios Pool (defined below).
On April 1, 2015, we and Phoenix Tankers Pte. Ltd., or Phoenix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd., an unaffiliated third party, began operation of Helios LPG Pool LLC, or the Helios Pool, a joint venture owned 50% by us and 50% by Phoenix. We believe that the operation of certain of our VLGCs in this pool allows us to achieve better market coverage and utilization. Vessels entered into the Helios Pool are commercially managed jointly by Dorian LPG (UK) Ltd., our wholly-owned subsidiary, and Phoenix. The members of the Helios Pool share in the net pool revenues generated by the entire group of vessels participating in the pool, weighted according to certain technical vessel characteristics, and net pool revenues are distributed as variable rate time charter hire to each participant. The vessels entered into the Helios Pool may operate either in the spot market, pursuant to contracts of affreightment, or COAs, or on time charters of two years’ duration or less. We and Phoenix have agreed that the Helios Pool will have a right of first refusal to undertake any time charter with an original duration greater than two years. As of the date of this prospectus, the Helios Pool operated twenty-three VLGCs, including twenty vessels from our fleet and three Phoenix vessels.
 
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Our Fleet
The following table sets forth certain information regarding our fleet as of August 4, 2022:
Capacity
(Cbm)
Shipyard
Year Built
ECO
Vessel(1)
Scrubber
Equipped
Employment
Charter
Expiration(2)
Dorian VLGCs
Captain John NP
82,000
Hyundai
2007
Pool(4)
Comet
84,000
Hyundai
2014
X
X
Pool(4)
Corsair(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2014
X
X
Time Charter(6)
Q4 2022
Corvette
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Cougar(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Concorde(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Time Charter(7)
Q1 2023
Cobra
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Continental
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Constitution
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Commodore
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q1 2023
Cresques(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Constellation
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Cheyenne
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q2 2023
Clermont
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q1 2023
Cratis(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Chaparral(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool(4)
Copernicus(3)
84,000
Daewoo
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Commander
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
X
Pool(4)
Challenger
84,000
Hyundai
2015
X
Pool-TCO(5)
Q4 2022
Caravelle(3)
84,000
Hyundai
2016
X
Pool(4)
Total
1,678,000
Time chartered-in VLGCs
Future Diamond(8)
80,876
Hyundai
2020
X
X
Pool(4)
Astomos Venus(9)
77,367
Mitsubishi
2016
X
Pool(4)
(1)
Represents vessels with very low revolutions per minute, long-stroke, electronically controlled engines, larger propellers, advanced hull design, and low friction paint.
(2)
Represents calendar year quarters.
(3)
Operated pursuant to a bareboat chartering agreement.
(4)
“Pool” indicates that the vessel operates in the Helios Pool on a voyage charter with a third party and we receive a portion of the pool profits calculated according to a formula based on the vessel’s pro rata performance in the pool.
(5)
“Pool-TCO” indicates that the vessel is operated in the Helios Pool on a time charter out to a third party and we receive a portion of the pool profits calculated according to a formula based on the vessel’s pro rata performance in the pool.
(6)
Currently on a time charter with an oil major that began in November 2019.
(7)
Currently on time charter with a major oil company that began in March 2019.
(8)
Currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the first calendar quarter of 2023.
(9)
Currently time chartered-in to our fleet with an expiration during the fourth calendar quarter of 2022.
 
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Recent Developments
Repurchase of Corvette
On July 21, 2022, we repurchased Corvette for $42.2 million in cash, including fees, and application of the deposit amount of $14.0 million, which had been retained by the buyer in connection with the Corvette Japanese Financing, towards the repurchase of the vessel. Corvette was subsequently refinanced under the 2022 Debt Facility (defined below).
Planned Repurchase of Concorde
On June 6, 2022, we gave 90 day notice to the owners of Concorde to repurchase the vessel on or about September 6, 2022. We expect that we will repurchase the vessel for $41.2, including fees, million in cash and the application of the deposit amount of $14.0 million retained by the buyer for the Concorde Japanese Financing. Concorde will also become part of the 2022 Debt Facility upon completion of the repurchase.
2022 Debt Facility
On July 29, 2022, we entered into a $260 million debt financing facility (the “2022 Debt Facility”) with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (“CACIB”), ING Bank N.V. (“ING”), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (“SEB”), BNP Paribas (“BNP”), and Danish Ship Finance A/S (“DSF”) to refinance indebtedness under the 2015 AR Facility and the Concorde Japanese Financing (upon its repurchase in September 2022) and to releverage Corvette following the repurchase of that vessel from its owners on July 21, 2022. The 2022 Debt Facility consists of (i) a term loan facility in an aggregate principal amount of $240 million and (ii) a revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount of up to $20 million. The term loan is for a period of seven (7) years with an interest rate of SOFR plus a margin of 2.20%.
The 2022 Debt Facility is secured by, among other things, (i) first priority Bahamian mortgages on the vessels financed, (ii) first priority assignments of all of the financed vessels’ mandatory insurances and earnings and management agreements; (iii) first priority pledge in respect of all limited liability company interests of the borrowers and vessel-owning guarantors; (iv) first priority charter assignments of all of the financed vessels’ long-term charters to non-Helios LPG Pool parties with an original tenor greater than 13 months; and (v) a guaranty by the Company guaranteeing the obligations of the borrower and other guarantors under the facility agreement. The 2022 Debt Facility further provides that the facility is to be secured by assignments of the borrower’s rights under any hedging contracts in connection with the facility, but such assignments have not been entered into at this time.
The 2022 Debt Facility also contains customary covenants that require us to maintain adequate insurance coverage and to properly maintain the vessels. The loan facility includes customary events of default, including those relating to a failure to pay principal or interest, breaches of covenants, representations and warranties, a cross-default to certain other debt obligations and non-compliance with security documents, and customary restrictions on paying dividends if an event of default has occurred and is continuing, or if an event of default would result therefrom.
The following financial covenants are the most restrictive from the 2022 Debt Facility with which the Company is required to comply, calculated on a consolidated basis, determined and defined according to the provisions of the loan agreement and its amendments:

The ratio of current assets and long-term restricted cash divided by current liabilities, excluding current portion of long-term debt, shall always be greater than 1.00;

Maintain minimum shareholders’ equity at all times equal to the aggregate of $400 million;

The ratio of consolidated net debt to consolidated total capitalization shall not exceed 0.60 to 1.00;

Fair market value of the mortgaged ships plus any additional security over the outstanding loan balance shall not be less than 145%; and

Minimum liquidity covenant of the greater of (i) $27.5 million and (ii) 5% of consolidated interest-bearing debt.
 
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The margin can be decreased by five basis points if the leverage ratio (which is based on our aggregate market value ratio for vessels secured under the 2022 Debt Facility) is less than 35% or increased by five basis points if it is greater than or equal to 45%. We have the potential to receive a five basis point increase or reduction in the margin applicable to the 2022 Debt Facility for reductions in our average efficiency ratio (which weighs carbon emissions for a voyage against the design deadweight of a vessel and the distance traveled on such voyage) versus the level set by the IMO.
Dividend
On August 3, 2022, we announced that our Board of Directors declared an irregular cash dividend of $1.00 per share of the Company’s common stock to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 15, 2022, totaling $40.1 million. The dividend is payable on or about September 2, 2022.
Risk Factors
We face a number of risks associated with our business and industry and must overcome a variety of challenges to benefit from our strengths and implement our business strategies. These risks relate to, among others, changes in the international shipping industry, including supply and demand, charter hire rates, commodity prices, global economic activity, hazards inherent in our industry and operations resulting in liability for damage to or destruction of property and equipment, pollution or environmental damage, ability to comply with covenants in the credit facilities we have or may enter into, ability to finance capital projects, and ability to successfully employ our LPG carriers.
You should carefully consider the risks described in the section entitled “Risk Factors” beginning on page 11 of this prospectus, refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2022 that is incorporated by reference herein, and refer to other risk factors contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference herein and therein, and the other information in this prospectus, before deciding whether to invest in our securities.
Corporate Structure
We were incorporated in the Republic of the Marshall Islands on July 1, 2013 for the purpose of owning and operating LPG carriers.
We own our vessels through separate wholly-owned subsidiaries that are incorporated in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Vessel management services for our fleet are provided through our wholly-owned subsidiaries Dorian LPG (USA) LLC, Dorian LPG (UK) Ltd. and Dorian LPG Management Corp., incorporated in Delaware, the United Kingdom and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, respectively.
 
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CORPORATE INFORMATION
Our principal executive offices are c/o Dorian LPG (USA) LLC, 27 Signal Road, Stamford, Connecticut 06902. The telephone number at that address is (203) 674-9900. Our website is www.dorianlpg.com. The information contained on our website is not a part of this registration statement.
OTHER INFORMATION
Because we are incorporated under the laws of Marshall Islands, you may encounter difficulty protecting your interests as shareholders, and your ability to protect your rights through the U.S. federal court system may be limited. Please refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2022 that is incorporated by reference herein and other risk factors contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference herein and therein, and the section entitled “Enforceability of Civil Liabilities” in this prospectus for more information.
 
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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This prospectus and any prospectus supplement, including documents incorporated by reference herein and therein, contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including analyses and other information based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable and statements relating to our future prospects, developments and business strategies. Forward-looking statements are generally identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “will” and similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future activities and results of operations to be materially different from those suggested or described in this prospectus. These risks include the risks that are identified in the “Risk Factors” section of this prospectus, the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2022 that is incorporated by reference herein, and other risk factors contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference herein and therein, and also include, among others, risks associated with the following:

our future operating or financial results;

our business strategies, including with respect to acquisitions and chartering, and expected capital spending or operating expenses, as well as any difficulty we may have in managing planned growth properly;

shipping trends, including changes in charter rates applicable to alternative propulsion technologies, exhaust gas cleaning system (commonly referred to as a “scrubber”) equipped and non-scrubber equipped vessels, scrapping rates and vessel and other asset values;

changes in trading patterns that impact tonnage requirements;

compliance with laws, treaties, rules, regulations and policies (including amendments or other changes thereto) applicable to the liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, shipping industry, including, without limitation, legislation adopted by international organizations such as the International Maritime Organization and the European Union or by individual countries, as well as the impact and costs of our compliance with, and the potential of liability under, such laws, treaties, rules, regulations and policies;

investors’, banks’, counterparties’ and other stakeholders’ increasing emphasis on environmental and safety concerns and increasing scrutiny and changing expectations with respect to public company Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies and costs related to compliance with ESG measures;

general economic conditions and specific economic conditions in the oil and natural gas industry and the countries and regions where LPG is produced and consumed, including the impact of overall inflation and rising interest rates on demand for LPG;

completion of infrastructure projects to support marine transportation of LPG, including export terminals and pipelines;

factors affecting supply of and demand for LPG including propane, butane, isobutane, propylene and mixtures of these gases, LPG shipping, and LPG vessels, including, among other things: the production levels, price and worldwide consumption and storage of oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas, including production from United States shale fields; any oversupply of or limited demand for LPG vessels comparable to ours or higher specification vessels; trade conflicts and the imposition of tariffs or otherwise on LPG resulting from domestic and international political and geopolitical conditions, including the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine; and shifts in consumer demand from LPG towards other energy sources;

any decrease in the value of the charter-free market values of our vessels or reduction in our charter hire rates and profitability associated with such vessels as a result of increase in the supply of or decrease in the demand for LPG, LPG shipping or LPG vessels;

business disruptions, including supply chain issues, due to natural or other disasters, or otherwise;
 
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greater than anticipated levels of LPG vessel newbuilding orders or lower than anticipated rates of LPG vessel scrapping;

the aging of the Company’s fleet which could result in increased operating costs, impairment or loss of hire;

our ability to profitably employ our vessels, including vessels participating in the Helios Pool (defined below);

unavailability of spot charters and the volatility of prevailing spot market charter rates, which may affect our ability to realize the expected benefits from our time chartered-in vessels, including those in the Helios Pool;

failure of our charterers or other counterparties to meet their obligations under our charter agreements;

shareholders’ reliance on us to enforce our rights against contract counterparties;

competition in the LPG shipping industry, including our ability to compete successfully for future chartering opportunities and newbuilding opportunities (if any);

future purchase prices of newbuildings and secondhand vessels and timely deliveries of such vessels (if any) and, relatedly, the risks associated with the purchase of second-hand vessels;

the performance of the Helios Pool, including the failure of its significant customers to perform their obligations and the loss or reduction in business from its significant customers (or if the same were to occur with respect to our significant customers);

the availability of (and our ability to obtain such) financing and capital to refinance existing indebtedness and to fund capital expenditures, acquisitions and other general corporate purposes, the terms of such financing or capital and our ability to comply with the restrictions and other covenants set forth in our existing and future debt agreements and financing arrangements (and our ability to repay or refinance our existing debt and settling of interest rate swaps, if any);

our costs, including crew wages, insurance, provisions, repairs and maintenance, general and administrative expenses, drydocking, and bunker prices, as applicable;

any inability to retain and recruit qualified key executives, key employees, key consultants or skilled workers and, relatedly, our dependence on key personnel and the availability of skilled workers, and the related labor costs, including as a result of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine;

the potential difference in interests between or among certain of our directors, officers, key executives and shareholders;

quality and efficiency requirements from customers and developments regarding the technologies relating to oil exploration and the effects of and our ability to implement new products and new technology available in our industry, including with respect to equipment propulsion and overall vessel efficiency, including the reduction of traditional emissions;

potential changes in regulation that would require the installation of Engine Power Limitation (EPL) systems on our vessels to reduce fuel use and carbon emissions, and increase the level of energy efficiency or, more generally, changes in global regional, and local regulatory requirements in respect of decarbonization, which could affect fuel cost, vessel speeds, or trading areas and could impose costs on certain air emissions;

operating hazards in the maritime transportation industry, and catastrophic events, including accidents, political events, public health threats (including the outbreak of communicable diseases), international hostilities and instability, armed conflict, piracy, attacks on vessels or other petroleum-related infrastructures and acts by terrorists, which may cause potential disruption of shipping routes;

the length and severity of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), including its impact on the demand for commercial seaborne transportation of LPG and the condition of financial markets and the potential knock-on impacts to our global operations;
 
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the adequacy of our insurance coverage in the event of a catastrophic event;

the failure to protect our information systems against security breaches, or the failure or unavailability of these systems for a significant period;

the arresting or attachment of one or more of our vessels by maritime claimants;

compliance with and changes to governmental, tax, environmental and safety laws and regulations, which may add to our costs or the costs of our customers;

fluctuations in currencies, interest rates and foreign exchange rates, and the impact of the discontinuance of the London Interbank Offered Rate for US Dollars (“LIBOR”) after June 30, 2023 on any of our debt referencing LIBOR in the interest rate or any impacts from the use of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”) or such other benchmarks as we may be required to use;

compliance with the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010, or other applicable regulations relating to bribery;

the volatility of the price of shares of our common stock (our “common shares”) and future sales of our common shares;

our incorporation under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the different rights to relief that may be available compared to other countries, including the United States;

congestion at or blockages of ports or canals;

any developments in the existing Panama Canal transportation structure as a result of the study announced by the Panamanian government and Energy Transfer LP to analyze the prospects of building an LPG pipeline, potentially running beside the existing Panama Canal and linking the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean;

if we are required to pay tax on U.S. source income;

if we are treated as a “passive foreign investment company”; and

other factors detailed in this prospectus and from time to time in our periodic reports.
Actual results could differ materially from expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements if one or more of the underlying assumptions or expectations proves to be inaccurate or is not realized. You should thoroughly read this prospectus with the understanding that our actual future results may be materially different from and worse than what we expect. Moreover, we operate in an evolving environment. New risk factors and uncertainties emerge from time to time and it is not possible for our management to predict all risk factors and uncertainties, nor can we assess the impact of all factors on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. We qualify all of the forward-looking statements by these cautionary statements.
We caution readers of this prospectus and any prospectus supplement not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this prospectus, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
 
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RISK FACTORS
An investment in our securities involves a high degree of risk. Before making a decision to invest in our securities, in addition to the other information contained in this prospectus, in any accompanying prospectus supplement, or incorporated by reference herein or therein, you should carefully consider the risks described under “Risk Factors” contained in the applicable prospectus supplement and any related free writing prospectus, and discussed under “Risk Factors” contained in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022 and in our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q, as well as any amendments thereto, which are incorporated by reference into this prospectus in their entirety, together with other information in this prospectus, the documents incorporated by reference, and any free writing prospectus that we may authorize for use in connection with a specific offering. See “Where You Can Find Additional Information.” The occurrence of one or more of those risk factors could significantly and negatively affect our business, financial condition and results of operations and our ability to pay dividends, and lower the trading price of our common shares. As a result, you may lose part or all of your investment.
 
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USE OF PROCEEDS
We intend to use net proceeds from the sale of the securities as set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement. We will not receive any proceeds from sales of common shares by the Selling Shareholders.
 
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CAPITALIZATION
The following table sets forth our capitalization table as of June 30, 2022, on:

an actual basis; and

an as adjusted basis to give effect to the following events that have occurred between July 1, 2022 and August 4, 2022:

drawdown of $216 million of indebtedness under the 2022 Debt Facility;

$158.7 million repayment of the 2015 AR Facility in its entirety;

$42 million repayment of the Corvette Japenese Financing in its entirety;

other debt repayments totaling $2.6 million; and

declared dividend amount of $40.1 million or $1.00 per share.
As of June 30, 2022
Actual
Adjusted
Capitalization
Outstanding debt obligations (net of unamortized issuance costs of $6,625,637)
$ 657,036,187 $ 669,764,763
Total debt including current portion(1)
$ 657,036,187 $ 669,764,763
Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 50,000,000 shares authorized, none issued nor outstanding on an actual and adjusted basis
$ $
Common stock, $0.01 par value, 450,000,000 shares authorized, 51,337,445 shares issued, 40,136,600 shares outstanding (net of treasury stock), on an actual and adjusted basis
513,375 513,375
Additional paid-in-capital
760,764,708 760,764,708
Treasury stock, at cost; 11,200,845 shares on an actual and adjusted basis
(122,198,003) (122,198,003)
Retained earnings
205,269,255 165,132,655
Total shareholders’ equity
$ 844,349,335 $ 804,212,735
Total capitalization
$ 1,501,385,522 $ 1,473,977,498
(1)
All of our debt is secured.
Other than the adjustments described above, there have been no significant adjustments to our capitalization since June 30, 2022. This table should be read in conjunction with the interim condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes included in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended June 30, 2022, which is incorporated by reference herein. If necessary, updated information on our capitalization will be included in a prospectus supplement.
 
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DILUTION
Information about the amount, if any, by which the offering price of our common shares issued pursuant to this prospectus exceeds the net tangible book value per share of our common shares following such issuance will be included in a prospectus supplement.
 
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PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION
We may sell or distribute the securities included in this prospectus, and the Selling Shareholders may sell our common shares, to or through underwriters, agents, brokers or dealers, in private transactions, at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to the prevailing market prices, at negotiated prices, at fixed prices (which may be changed), or at varying prices determined at the time of sale.
In addition, we may sell some or all of our securities included in this prospectus, and the Selling Shareholders may sell our common shares included in this prospectus, through:

a block trade in which a broker-dealer may resell a portion of the block, as principal, to facilitate the transaction; or

purchases by a broker-dealer, as principal, and resale by the broker-dealer for its account; or

ordinary brokerage transactions and transactions in which a broker solicits purchasers; or

an over-the-counter distribution; or

an exchange or market distribution in accordance with the rules of the applicable exchange or market; or

privately negotiated transactions; or

trading plans entered into by us or a Selling Shareholder pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act that are in place at the time of an offering pursuant to this prospectus and any applicable prospectus supplement hereto that provide for periodic sales of our or their securities on the basis of parameters described in such trading plans; or

otherwise through a combination of any of the above methods of sale; or

any other method permitted pursuant to applicable law.
In addition, we or any Selling Shareholder may enter into option, share lending or other types of transactions that require us or such Selling Shareholder, as applicable, to deliver our securities to an underwriter or a broker-dealer, who will then resell or transfer the securities under this prospectus. We or any Selling Shareholder also may enter into hedging transactions with respect to our securities. For example, we or any Selling Shareholder may:

enter into transactions involving short sales of our common shares by underwriters or broker-dealers;

sell common shares short and deliver the shares to close out short positions;

enter into option or other types of transactions that require us or the Selling Shareholders, as applicable, to deliver common shares to an underwriter or broker-dealer, who will then resell or transfer the common shares under this prospectus; or

loan or pledge the common shares to an underwriter or broker-dealer (including pursuant to a margin loan), who may sell the loaned shares or, in the event of default, sell the pledged shares.
Any Selling Shareholder will act independently of us in making decisions with respect to the timing, manner and size of each sale of common shares covered by this prospectus. The Selling Shareholders might not sell any securities under this prospectus. In addition, any securities covered by this prospectus that qualify for sale pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act may be sold under Rule 144 rather than pursuant to this prospectus.
We or any Selling Shareholder may enter into derivative transactions with third parties, or sell securities not covered by this prospectus to third parties in privately negotiated transactions. If the applicable prospectus supplement indicates, in connection with those derivatives, the third parties may sell securities covered by this prospectus and the applicable prospectus supplement, including in short sale transactions. If so, the third party may use securities pledged by us or any Selling Shareholder or borrowed from us, any Selling Shareholder or others to settle those sales or to close out any related open borrowings of shares, and may use securities received from us or any Selling Shareholder in settlement of those derivatives to close out any related open borrowings of shares. The third party in such sale transactions will be an underwriter and, if not identified in
 
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this prospectus, will be identified in the applicable prospectus supplement (or a post-effective amendment). In addition, we or any Selling Shareholder may otherwise loan or pledge securities to a financial institution or other third party that in turn may sell the securities short using this prospectus. Such financial institution or other third party may transfer its economic short position to investors in our securities or the securities of any Selling Shareholder, as applicable, or in connection with a concurrent offering of other securities.
Common shares may also be exchanged for satisfaction of the Selling Shareholders’ obligations or other liabilities to their creditors. Such transactions may or may not involve broker-dealers.
The Selling Shareholders and any broker-dealers or other persons acting on our behalf or on the behalf of the Selling Shareholders that participate with us or the Selling Shareholders in the distribution of the securities may be deemed to be underwriters, and any commissions received or profit realized by them on the resale of the securities may be deemed to be underwriting discounts and commissions under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Act. As a result, we have informed the Selling Shareholders that Regulation M, promulgated under the Exchange Act, may apply to sales by the Selling Shareholders in the market.
Some of the underwriters, dealers or agents used by us or the Selling Shareholders in any offering of securities under this prospectus may be customers of, engage in transactions with, and perform services for us and/or such Selling Shareholders, as applicable, or affiliates of ours and/or theirs, as applicable, in the ordinary course of business. Underwriters, dealers, agents and other persons may be entitled under agreements which may be entered into with us and/or the Selling Shareholders to indemnification against and contribution toward certain civil liabilities, including liabilities under the Securities Act, and to be reimbursed by us and/or such Selling Shareholders for certain expenses. As of the date of this prospectus, we are not a party to any agreement, arrangement or understanding between any broker or dealer and us with respect to the offer or sale of the securities pursuant to this prospectus.
To the extent required by the Securities Act, a prospectus supplement will be distributed at the time that any particular offering of securities is made, setting forth the terms of the offering, including the aggregate number of securities being offered; the purchase price of the securities and the proceeds we and/or any Selling Shareholder will receive from the sale of the securities; the initial offering price of the securities; the names of any underwriters, dealers or agents; any discounts, commissions and other items constituting compensation from us; any discounts, commissions or concessions allowed or re-allowed or paid to underwriters, dealers or agents; any securities exchanges on which the securities may be listed; the method of distribution of the securities; the terms of any agreement, arrangement or understanding entered into with the underwriters, brokers or dealers; and any other information we think is important. Furthermore, we, our executive officers, our directors and the Selling Shareholders may agree, subject to certain exemptions, that for a certain period from the date of the prospectus supplement under which the securities are offered, we and they will not, without the prior written consent of an underwriter, offer, sell, contract to sell, pledge or otherwise dispose of any of our common shares or any securities convertible into or exchangeable for our common shares. However, an underwriter, in its sole discretion, may release any of the securities subject to these lock-up agreements at any time without notice. We expect an underwriter to exclude from these lock-up agreements securities exercised and/or sold pursuant to trading plans entered into by any Selling Shareholder pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act, that are in place at the time of an offering pursuant to this prospectus and any applicable prospectus supplement hereto that provide for periodic sales of the Selling Shareholders’ securities on the basis of parameters described in such trading plans.
Underwriters or agents could make sales in privately negotiated transactions and/or any other method permitted by law, including sales deemed to be an at-the-market offering as defined in Rule 415 promulgated under the Securities Act, which includes sales made directly on or through the New York Stock Exchange, the existing trading market for our common shares, or sales made to or through a market maker other than on an exchange.
We will bear costs relating to the securities offered and sold by us and the Selling Shareholders under this Registration Statement.
As a result of requirements of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or “FINRA,” formerly the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., the maximum commission or discount to be received by any
 
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FINRA member or independent broker/dealer may not be greater than eight percent (8%) of the gross proceeds received by us or any Selling Shareholder for the sale of any securities being registered pursuant to Rule 415 promulgated by the SEC under the Securities Act. If more than 5% of the net proceeds of any offering of common shares made under this prospectus will be received by a FINRA member participating in the offering or affiliates or associated persons of such a FINRA member, the offering will be conducted in accordance with FINRA Rule 5121.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF CAPITAL STOCK
The following is a description of the material terms of our articles of incorporation and bylaws currently in effect. Because the following is a summary, it does not contain all of the information that you may find useful. For more complete information, please read our articles of incorporation and bylaws, copies of which are filed as exhibits to the registration statement, of which this prospectus is a part.
Purpose
Our purpose, as stated in our articles of incorporation, is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which companies may be organized under the Marshall Islands Business Corporation Act of 1981, or the BCA.
Authorized Capitalization
Under our articles of incorporation, our authorized share capital consists of 450 million common shares, par value $0.01 per share, of which 51,337,445 shares were issued and 40,136,600 shares were outstanding as of the date of this prospectus and 50 million preferred shares, par value $0.01 per share, of which no shares were issued and outstanding as of the date of this prospectus. All of our shares are in registered form. 11,200,845 common shares were held in treasury as of the date of this prospectus.
Common Shares
Each outstanding common share entitles the holder to one vote on all matters submitted to a vote of shareholders. Subject to preferences that may be applicable to any outstanding preferred shares, holders of common shares are entitled to receive ratably all dividends, if any, declared by our board of directors out of funds legally available for dividends. Upon our dissolution or liquidation or the sale of all or substantially all of our assets, after payment in full of all amounts required to be paid to creditors and to the holders of preferred shares having liquidation preferences, if any, the holders of our common shares will be entitled to receive pro rata our remaining assets available for distribution. Holders of our common shares do not have conversion, redemption or preemptive rights to subscribe to any of our securities. The rights, preferences and privileges of holders of common shares are subject to the rights of the holders of any preferred shares which we may issue in the future.
Preferred Shares
Our articles of incorporation authorize our board of directors to establish one or more series of preferred shares and to determine, with respect to any series of preferred shares, the terms and rights of that series, including:

the designation of the series;

the number of shares of the series, which our board may, except where otherwise provided in the preferred shares designation, increase or decrease, but not below the number of shares then outstanding;

whether dividends, if any, will be cumulative or non-cumulative and the dividend rate of the series;

the dates at which dividends, if any, will be payable;

the redemption rights and price or prices, if any, for shares of the series;

the terms and amounts of any sinking fund provided for the purchase or redemption of shares of the series;

the amounts payable on shares of the series in the event of any voluntary or involuntary liquidation, dissolution or winding-up of the affairs of our company;

whether the shares of the series will be convertible into shares of any other class or series, or any other security, of our company or any other corporation, and, if so, the specification of the other class or series or other security, the conversion price or prices or rate or rates and any rate adjustments;
 
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restrictions on the issuance of shares of the same series or of any other class or series; and

the voting rights, if any, of the holders of the series.
Authorized but Unissued Share Capital
The BCA does not require shareholders’ approval for any issuance of authorized shares.
Directors
Our articles of incorporation provide that, subject to any rights of holders of preferred shares, our directors shall be divided into three classes. The term of office of one or another of the three classes shall expire each year. The term of our Class I directors will expire at the annual general meeting in 2023, that of our Class II directors will expire at the annual general meeting in 2024 and that of our Class III directors will expire at the annual general meeting in 2022. The directors elected at our general meetings shall be identified as being directors of the same class as the ones they succeed, and shall hold office until the third succeeding annual general meeting. Any vacancies in the Board for any reason, and any created directorships resulting from any increase in the number of directors, may be filled by the vote of not less than a majority of the members of the Board then in office, and any such director so chosen shall hold office until the next election of the class for which such directors shall have been chosen and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. Our articles of incorporation provide that no director may be removed except both for cause and with the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the votes cast at an annual general meeting.
Shareholder Meetings
Under our bylaws, annual meetings of shareholders will be held at a time and place selected by our board of directors. The meetings may be held in or outside of the Republic of The Marshall Islands. Special meetings may be called at any time by a majority of our board of directors, the chairman of our board of directors or an officer of the Company who is also a director. Our board of directors may set a record date between 15 and 60 days before the date of any meeting to determine the shareholders that will be eligible to receive notice and vote at the meeting. One or more shareholders representing at least one-third of the total voting rights of our total issued and outstanding shares present in person or by proxy at a shareholder meeting shall constitute a quorum for the purposes of the meeting.
Dissenters’ Rights of Appraisal and Payment
Under the BCA, our shareholders generally have the right to dissent from the sale of all or substantially all of our assets not made in the usual course of our business and receive payment of the fair value of their shares. However, the right of a dissenting shareholder to receive payment of the appraised fair value of his shares is not available under the BCA for the shares of any class or series of stock, which shares at the record date fixed to determine the shareholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the meeting of the shareholders to act upon the agreement of merger or consolidation, were either (i) listed on a securities exchange or admitted for trading on an interdealer quotation system or (ii) held of record by more than 2,000 holders. In the event of any further amendment of our articles of incorporation, a shareholder also has the right to dissent and receive payment for his or her shares if the amendment alters certain rights in respect of those shares. The dissenting shareholder must follow the procedures set forth in the BCA to receive payment.
Shareholders’ Derivative Actions
Under the BCA, any of our shareholders may bring an action in our name to procure a judgment in our favor, also known as a derivative action, provided that the shareholder bringing the action is a holder of common shares both at the time the derivative action is commenced and at the time of the transaction to which the action relates.
Limitations on Liability and Indemnification of Officers and Directors
The BCA authorizes corporations to limit or eliminate the personal liability of directors to corporations and their shareholders for monetary damages for breaches of directors’ fiduciary duties, subject to certain
 
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exceptions. Our articles of incorporation include provisions that eliminate the personal liability of directors for monetary damages for actions taken as a director to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Our bylaws provide that we must indemnify our directors and officers to the fullest extent authorized by law. We are also expressly authorized to advance certain expenses (including attorneys’ fees) to our directors and officers and carry directors’ and officers’ insurance providing indemnification for our directors, officers and certain employees for some liabilities. We believe that these indemnification provisions and insurance are useful to attract and retain qualified directors and executive officers.
The limitation of liability and indemnification provisions in our articles of incorporation and bylaws may discourage shareholders from bringing a lawsuit against directors or officers for breach of their fiduciary duty. These provisions may also have the effect of reducing the likelihood of derivative litigation against directors and officers, even though such an action, if successful, might otherwise benefit us and our shareholders. In addition, your investment may be adversely affected to the extent we pay the costs of settlement and damage awards against directors and officers pursuant to these indemnification provisions.
There is currently no pending material litigation or proceeding involving any of our directors, officers or employees for which indemnification is sought.
Anti-takeover Effects of Certain Provisions of Our Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws
Several provisions of our articles of incorporation and bylaws, which are summarized below, may have anti-takeover effects. These provisions are intended to avoid costly takeover battles, lessen our vulnerability to a hostile change of control and enhance the ability of our board of directors to maximize shareholder value in connection with any unsolicited offer to acquire us. However, these anti-takeover provisions, which are summarized below, could also discourage, delay or prevent (i) the merger or acquisition of us by means of a tender offer, a proxy contest or otherwise that a shareholder may consider in its best interest and (ii) the removal of incumbent officers and directors.
“Blank Check” Preferred Shares
Under the terms of our articles of incorporation, our board of directors has authority, without any further vote or action by our shareholders, to issue preferred shares and to determine, with respect to any series of preferred shares, the terms and rights of that series. Our board of directors may issue preferred shares on terms calculated to discourage, delay or prevent a change of control of our company or the removal of our management.
Election and removal of directors
Our articles of incorporation prohibit cumulative voting in the election of directors. Our bylaws require parties other than the board of directors to give advance written notice of nominations for the election of directors. Our articles of incorporation also provide that our directors may be removed for cause upon the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the outstanding shares of our capital stock entitled to vote for those directors. These provisions may discourage, delay or prevent the removal of incumbent officers and directors.
Limited actions by stockholders
Our articles of incorporation and our bylaws provide that any action required or permitted to be taken by our shareholders must be effected at an annual or special meeting of shareholders or by the unanimous written consent of our shareholders. Our articles of incorporation and our bylaws provide that, unless otherwise prescribed by law, only a majority of our board of directors, the chairman of our board of directors or an officer of the Company who is also a director may call special meetings of our shareholders and the business transacted at the special meeting is limited to the purposes stated in the notice. Accordingly, a shareholder may be prevented from calling a special meeting for shareholder consideration of a proposal over the opposition of our board of directors and shareholder consideration of a proposal may be delayed until the next annual meeting.
 
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Advance notice requirements for shareholder proposals and director nominations
Our bylaws provide that shareholders seeking to nominate candidates for election as directors or to bring business before an annual meeting of shareholders must provide timely notice of their proposal in writing to the corporate secretary. Generally, to be timely, a shareholder’s notice must be received at our principal executive offices not less than 60 days nor more than 90 days prior to the one-year anniversary of the immediately preceding annual meeting of shareholders. Our bylaws also specify requirements as to the form and content of a shareholder’s notice. These provisions may impede shareholders’ ability to bring matters before an annual meeting of shareholders or make nominations for directors at an annual meeting of shareholders.
Classified board of directors
As described above, our articles of incorporation provide for the division of our board of directors into three classes of directors, with each class as nearly equal in number as possible, serving staggered three year terms. Accordingly, approximately one-third of our board of directors will be elected each year. This classified board provision could discourage a third-party from making a tender offer for our shares or attempting to obtain control of us. It could also delay shareholders who do not agree with the policies of our board of directors from removing a majority of our board of directors for two years.
Business combinations
Although the BCA does not contain specific provisions regarding “business combinations” between companies organized under the laws of the Marshall Islands and “interested shareholders,” we have included these provisions in our articles of incorporation. Specifically, our articles of incorporation prohibit us from engaging in a “business combination” with certain persons for three years following the date the person becomes an interested shareholder. Interested shareholders generally include:

any person who is the beneficial owner of 15% or more of our outstanding voting stock; or

any person who is our affiliate or associate and who held 15% or more of our outstanding voting stock at any time within three years before the date on which the person’s status as an interested shareholder is determined, and the affiliates and associates of such person.
Subject to certain exceptions, a business combination includes, among other things:

certain mergers or consolidations of us or any direct or indirect majority-owned subsidiary of ours;

any sale, lease, exchange, mortgage, pledge, transfer or other disposition of our assets or of any subsidiary of ours having an aggregate market value equal to 10% or more of either the aggregate market value of all of our assets, determined on a combined basis, or the aggregate value of all of our outstanding stock;

certain transactions that result in the issuance or transfer by us of any stock of ours to the interested shareholder;

any transaction involving us or any of our subsidiaries that has the effect of increasing the proportionate share of any class or series of stock, or securities convertible into any class or series of stock, of ours or any such subsidiary that is owned directly or indirectly by the interested shareholder or any affiliate or associate of the interested shareholder; and

any receipt by the interested shareholder of the benefit directly or indirectly (except proportionately as a shareholder) of any loans, advances, guarantees, pledges or other financial benefits provided by or through us.
These provisions of our articles of incorporation do not apply to a business combination if:

before a person became an interested shareholder, our board of directors approved either the business combination or the transaction in which the shareholder became an interested shareholder;

upon consummation of the transaction which resulted in the shareholder becoming an interested shareholder, the interested shareholder owned at least 85% of our voting stock outstanding at the time the transaction commenced, other than certain excluded shares;
 
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at or following the transaction in which the person became an interested shareholder, the business combination is approved by our board of directors and authorized at an annual or special meeting of shareholders, and not by written consent, by the affirmative vote of the holders of at least two-thirds of our outstanding voting stock that is not owned by the interest shareholder;

the shareholder was or became an interested shareholder prior to the closing of this initial public offering;

a shareholder became an interested shareholder inadvertently and (i) as soon as practicable divested itself of ownership of sufficient shares so that the shareholder ceased to be an interested shareholder; and (ii) would not, at any time within the three-year period immediately prior to a business combination between us and such shareholder, have been an interested shareholder but for the inadvertent acquisition of ownership; or

the business combination is proposed prior to the consummation or abandonment of and subsequent to the earlier of the public announcement or the notice required under our articles of incorporation which (i) constitutes one of the transactions described in the following sentence; (ii) is with or by a person who either was not an interested shareholder during the previous three years or who became an interested shareholder with the approval of the board; and (iii) is approved or not opposed by a majority of the members of the board of directors then in office (but not less than one) who were directors prior to any person becoming an interested shareholder during the previous three years or were recommended for election or elected to succeed such directors by a majority of such directors. The proposed transactions referred to in the preceding sentence are limited to:
(i)
a merger or consolidation of us (except for a merger in respect of which, pursuant to the BCA, no vote of our shareholders is required);
(ii)
a sale, lease, exchange, mortgage, pledge, transfer or other disposition (in one transaction or a series of transactions), whether as part of a dissolution or otherwise, of assets of us or of any direct or indirect majority-owned subsidiary of ours (other than to any direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiary or to us) having an aggregate market value equal to 50% or more of either the aggregate market value of all of our assets determined on a consolidated basis or the aggregate market value of all the outstanding shares; or
(iii)
a proposed tender or exchange offer for 50% or more of our outstanding voting stock.
Transfer Agent
The registrar and transfer agent for the common shares is Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
Listing
Our common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “LPG.”
 
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SELLING SHAREHOLDERS
This prospectus relates to the proposed sale from time to time of up to 2,867,618 of our common shares owned and offered by the selling shareholders named in the table below, or their respective donees, pledgees, transferees or other successors in interest. We have filed the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part in order to permit the Selling Shareholders to offer these shares for resale from time to time, pursuant to the Registration Rights Agreement by and between the Company and Kensico Capital Management, dated June 3, 2014.
The 2,867,618 shares of our common stock covered by this prospectus were acquired by the selling shareholders named in the table below in private transactions.
Set forth below is information regarding the names and number of common shares owned and offered by the Selling Shareholders. The table is based upon information provided by the Selling Shareholders. The table assumes that all the shares being offered by the Selling Shareholders pursuant to this prospectus are ultimately sold in the offering.
Name of Selling Shareholder
Common Shares
Owned Before
Offering(1)
Percentage of
Class Prior
to the Offering(2)
Total
Common Shares
Offered Hereby
Common Shares
Owned Following
the Offering
Percentage of
Class Following
the Offering(2)
Kensico Capital Management Corp(3)
2,825,000 7.0% 2,825,000 0%
Thomas Jason Coleman
42,618 0.1% 42,618 0%
Total
2,867,618 7.1% 2,867,618 0%
(1)
Each share of common stock is entitled to one vote on matters on which common shareholders are eligible to vote. Beneficial ownership described in the table above has been obtained by the Company only from public filings and information provided to the Company by the listed shareholders for inclusion herein. Beneficial ownership is required to be determined by the shareholder in accordance with the rules under the Exchange Act and consists of either or both voting or investment power with respect to securities. Except as otherwise indicated by footnote, and subject to community property laws where applicable, the persons named in the table have reported that they have sole voting and sole investment power with respect to all shares of common stock shown as beneficially owned by them.
(2)
Calculated based on 40,136,600 shares issued and outstanding as of the date of this prospectus.
(3)
According to a filing made with the SEC June 6, 2022, Kensico possesses shared voting and dispositive power over 2,825,000 shares. According to a filing made with the SEC on June 6, 2022, the principal business address of Kensico is 55 Railroad Avenue, 2nd Floor, Greenwich CT, 06830. Kensico provides investment management services to certain affiliated funds, including Kensico Associates, L.P. and Kensico Offshore Fund Master, Ltd. (collectively, the “Investment Funds”). As Kensico’s co-presidents, Mr. Coleman and Michael B. Lowenstein may be deemed to be controlling persons of Kensico. By virtue of these relationships, Messrs. Coleman and Lowenstein may be deemed to beneficially own the entire number of Dorian shares held by the Investment Funds; however, each disclaims beneficial ownership of any Dorian shares, and proceeds thereof, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein. Kensico may have made additional transactions in our common stock since its most recent filings with the SEC. Accordingly, the information presented may not reflect all of the shares currently beneficially owned by Kensico.
 
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CERTAIN MARSHALL ISLANDS COMPANY CONSIDERATIONS
Our corporate affairs are governed by our articles of incorporation and bylaws and by the BCA. You should be aware that the BCA differs in certain material respects from the laws generally applicable to U.S. companies incorporated in the State of Delaware. While the BCA also provides that it is to be interpreted according to the laws of the State of Delaware and other states with substantially similar legislative provisions, there have been few, if any, court cases interpreting the BCA in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and we cannot predict whether Republic of the Marshall Islands courts would reach the same conclusions as U.S. courts. Thus, you may have more difficulty in protecting your interests in the face of actions by the management, directors or controlling shareholders than would shareholders of a corporation incorporated in a U.S. jurisdiction which has developed a substantial body of case law. The following table provides a comparison between the statutory provisions of the BCA and the Delaware General Corporation Law relating to shareholders’ rights.
Marshall Islands
Delaware
Shareholder Meetings
Held at a time and place as designated in the bylaws.
May be held at such time or place as designated in the certificate of incorporation or the bylaws, or if not so designated, as determined by the Board of Directors.
Special meetings of the shareholders may be called by the Board of Directors or by such person or persons as may be authorized by the articles of incorporation or by the bylaws.
Special meetings of the shareholders may be called by the Board of Directors or by such person or persons as may be authorized by the certificate of incorporation or by the bylaws.
May be held in or outside of the Marshall Islands. May be held in or outside of Delaware.
Notice: Notice:

Whenever shareholders are required to take any action at a meeting, a written notice of the meeting shall be given which shall state the place, date and hour of the meeting and, unless it is an annual meeting, indicate that it is being issued by or at the direction of the person calling the meeting.

Whenever shareholders are required to take any action at a meeting, a written notice or electronic transmission of the meeting shall be given which shall state the place, if any, date and hour of the meeting, and the means of remote communication, if any.

A copy of the notice of any meeting shall be given personally or sent by mail not less than 15 nor more than 60 days before the meeting.

Written notice shall be given not less than 10 nor more than 60 days before the meeting.
Marshall Islands
Delaware
Shareholders’ Voting Rights
Any action required to be taken by a meeting of shareholders may be taken without a meeting if consent is in writing and is signed by all the shareholders entitled to vote with respect to the subject matter thereof.
Any action required to be taken by a meeting of shareholders may be taken without a meeting if a consent for such action is in writing and is signed by shareholders having not less than the minimum number of votes that would be necessary to authorize or take such action at a meeting at which all shares entitled to vote thereon were present and voted.
Any person authorized to vote may authorize another person or persons to act for him by proxy.
Any person authorized to vote may authorize another person or persons to act for him by proxy.
Unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation, a majority of shares entitled to vote
For stock corporations, the certificate of incorporation or bylaws may specify the number of
 
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Marshall Islands
Delaware
constitutes a quorum. In no event shall a quorum consist of fewer than one third of the shares entitled to vote at a meeting.
shares required to constitute a quorum but in no event shall a quorum consist of less than one-third of shares entitled to vote at a meeting. In the absence of such specifications, a majority of shares entitled to vote shall constitute a quorum.
The articles of incorporation may provide for cumulative voting in the election of directors.
The certificate of incorporation may provide for cumulative voting in the election of directors.
Directors
The Board of Directors must consist of at least one member.
The Board of Directors must consist of at least one member.
Number of board members can be changed by an amendment to the bylaws, by the shareholders, or by action of the Board of Directors under the specific provisions of a bylaw.
Number of board members shall be fixed by, or in a manner provided by, the bylaws, unless the certificate of incorporation fixes the number of directors, in which case a change in the number shall be made only by amendment of the certificate of incorporation.
If the Board of Directors is authorized to change the number of directors, it can only do so by a majority of the entire Board of Directors and so long as no decrease in the number shortens the term of any incumbent director.
Marshall Islands
Delaware
Dissenter’s Rights of Appraisal
Shareholders have a right to dissent from any plan of merger or consolidation or sale of all or substantially all assets not made in the usual course of business, and receive payment of the fair value of their shares.
Appraisal rights shall be available for the any class or series of common shares of a corporation in a merger or consolidation, subject to limited exceptions, such as a merger or consolidation of corporations listed on a national securities exchange in which listed stock is the offered consideration.
A holder of any adversely affected shares who does not vote on or consent in writing to an amendment to the articles of incorporation has the right to dissent and to receive payment for such shares if the amendment:

Alters or abolishes any preferential right of any outstanding shares having preference; or

Creates, alters or abolishes any provision or right in respect to the redemption of any outstanding shares.

Alters or abolishes any preemptive right of such holder to acquire shares or other securities; or
 
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Marshall Islands
Delaware

Excludes or limits the right of such holder to vote on any matter, except as such right may be limited by the voting rights given to new shares then being authorized of any existing or new class.
Shareholder’s Derivative Actions
An action may be brought in the right of a corporation to procure a judgment in its favor, by a holder of shares or of voting trust certificates or of a beneficial interest in such shares or certificates. It shall be made to appear that the plaintiff is such a holder at the time of bringing the action and that he was such a holder at the time of the transaction of which he complains, or that his shares or his interest therein devolved upon him by operation of law.
In any derivative suit instituted by a shareholder or a corporation, it shall be averred in the complaint that the plaintiff was a shareholder of the corporation at the time of the transaction of which he complains or that such shareholder’s stock thereafter devolved upon such shareholder by operation of law.
A complaint shall set forth with particularity the efforts of the plaintiff to secure the initiation of such action by the Board of Directors or the reasons for not making such effort.
Such action shall not be discontinued, compromised or settled without the approval of the High Court of the Republic of The Marshall Islands.
Attorneys’ fees may be awarded if the action is successful.
A corporation may require a plaintiff bringing a derivative suit to give security for reasonable expenses if the plaintiff owns less than 5% of any class of stock and the shares have a value of less than $50,000.
Duties of Directors
Members of a board of directors owe a fiduciary duty to the company to act in good faith with a view to the best interests of the company and to exercise the care, diligence and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.
The business and affairs of a corporation are managed by or under the direction of its board of directors. In exercising their powers, directors are charged with a fiduciary duty of care to protect the interests of the corporation and a fiduciary duty of loyalty to act in the best interests of its shareholders.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF DEBT SECURITIES
We may issue debt securities from time to time in one or more series, under one or more indentures, each dated as of a date on or prior to the issuance of the debt securities to which it relates. We may issue senior debt securities and subordinated debt securities pursuant to separate indentures, a senior indenture and a subordinated indenture, respectively, in each case between us and the trustee named in the indenture. These indentures will be filed either as exhibits to an amendment to this Registration Statement, or as exhibits to a Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or Exchange Act, report that will be incorporated by reference to the Registration Statement or a prospectus supplement. We will refer to any or all of these reports as “subsequent filings.” The senior indenture and the subordinated indenture, as amended or supplemented from time to time, are sometimes referred to individually as an “indenture” and collectively as the “indentures.” Each indenture will be subject to and governed by the Trust Indenture Act. The aggregate principal amount of debt securities which may be issued under each indenture will be unlimited and each indenture will contain the specific terms of any series of debt securities or provide that those terms must be set forth in or determined pursuant to, an authorizing resolution, as defined in the applicable prospectus supplement, and/or a supplemental indenture, if any, relating to such series.
The following description of the terms of the debt securities sets forth certain general terms and provisions. The statements below are not complete and are subject to, and are qualified in their entirety by reference to, all of the provisions of the applicable indenture. The specific terms of any debt securities that we may offer, including any modifications of, or additions to, the general terms described below as well as any applicable material U.S. federal income tax considerations concerning the ownership of such debt securities will be described in the applicable prospectus supplement or supplemental indenture. Accordingly, for a complete description of the terms of a particular issue of debt securities, the general description of the debt securities set forth below should be read in conjunction with the applicable prospectus supplement and Indenture, as amended or supplemented from time to time.
General
Neither indenture limits the amount of debt securities which may be issued, and each indenture provides that debt securities may be issued up to the aggregate principal amount from time to time. The debt securities may be issued in one or more series. The senior debt securities will be unsecured and will rank in parity in right of payment with all of our other unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness. Each series of subordinated debt securities will be unsecured and subordinated in right of payment to all present and future senior indebtedness of debt securities will be described in an accompanying prospectus supplement.
You should read the subsequent filings relating to the particular series of debt securities for the following terms of the offered debt securities:

the designation, aggregate principal amount and authorized denominations, and the obligors with respect thereto;

the issue price, expressed as a percentage of the aggregate principal amount;

the maturity date;

the interest rate per annum, if any;

if the offered debt securities provide for interest payments, the date from which interest will accrue, the dates on which interest will be payable, the date on which payment of interest will commence and the regular record dates for interest payment dates;

any optional or mandatory sinking fund provisions or conversion or exchangeability provisions;

the date, if any, after which and the price or prices at which the offered debt securities may be optionally redeemed or must be mandatorily redeemed and any other terms and provisions of optional or mandatory redemptions;

if other than denominations of $1,000 and any integral multiple thereof, the denominations in which offered debt securities of the series will be issuable;
 
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if other than the full principal amount, the portion of the principal amount of offered debt securities of the series which will be payable upon acceleration or provable in bankruptcy;

any events of default not set forth in this prospectus;

the currency or currencies, including composite currencies, in which principal, premium and interest will be payable, if other than the currency of the United States of America;

if principal, premium or interest is payable, at our election or at the election of any holder, in a currency other than that in which the offered debt securities of the series are stated to be payable, the period or periods within which, and the terms and conditions upon which, the election may be made;

whether interest will be payable in cash or additional securities at our or the holder’s option and the terms and conditions upon which the election may be made;

if denominated in a currency or currencies other than the currency of the United States of America, the equivalent price in the currency of the United States of America for purposes of determining the voting rights of holders of those debt securities under the applicable indenture;

if the amount of payments of principal, premium or interest may be determined with reference to an index, formula or other method based on a coin or currency other than that in which the offered debt securities of the series are stated to be payable, the manner in which the amounts will be determined;

any restrictive covenants or other material terms relating to the offered debt securities, which may not be inconsistent with the applicable indenture;

whether the offered debt securities will be issued in the form of global securities or certificates in registered form;

any terms with respect to subordination or security;

any listing on any securities exchange or quotation system;

additional or differing terms relating to the amendment or modification of the indenture or waivers with respect to such indenture or series of debt securities;

additional or differing provisions, if any, related to defeasance and discharge of the offered debt securities; and

the applicability of any guarantees.
Unless otherwise indicated in subsequent filings with the SEC relating to each of the indentures, principal, premium and interest will be payable and the debt securities will be transferable at the corporate trust office of the applicable trustee. Unless other arrangements are made or set forth in subsequent filings or a supplemental indenture, principal, premium and interest will be paid by checks mailed to the holders at their registered addresses.
Unless otherwise indicated in subsequent filings with the SEC, the debt securities will be issued only in fully registered form without coupons, in denominations of $1,000 or any integral multiple thereof. No service charge will be made for any transfer or exchange of the debt securities, but we may require payment of a sum sufficient to cover any tax or other governmental charge payable in connection with these debt securities.
Some or all of the debt securities may be issued as discounted debt securities, bearing no interest or interest at a rate which at the time of issuance is below market rates, to be sold at a substantial discount below the stated principal amount. United States federal income consequences and other special considerations applicable to any discounted securities will be described in subsequent filings with the SEC relating to those securities.
We refer you to applicable subsequent filings with respect to any deletions or additions or modifications from the description contained in this prospectus.
 
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Senior Debt Securities
We may issue senior debt securities under a senior debt indenture. These senior debt securities would rank on an equal basis in right of payment with all our other unsecured debt except subordinated debt.
Subordinated Debt Securities
We may issue subordinated debt securities under a subordinated debt indenture. Subordinated debt would rank subordinate and junior in right of payment, to the extent set forth in the subordinated debt indenture , to all our senior debt (both secured and unsecured).
In general, the holders of all senior debt are first entitled to receive payment of the full amount unpaid on senior debt before the holders of any of the subordinated debt securities are entitled to receive a payment on account of the principal or interest on the indebtedness evidenced by the subordinated debt securities in certain events.
If we default in the payment of any principal of, or premium, if any, or interest on any senior debt when it becomes due and payable after any applicable grace period, then, unless and until the default is cured or waived or ceases to exist, we cannot make a payment on account of or redeem or otherwise acquire the subordinated debt securities.
If there is any insolvency, bankruptcy, liquidation or other similar proceeding relating to us or our property, then all senior debt must be paid in full before any payment may be made to any holders of subordinated debt securities.
Furthermore, if we default in the payment of the principal of and accrued interest on any subordinated debt securities that is declared due and payable upon an event of default under the subordinated indenture, holders of all our senior debt will first be entitled to receive payment in full in cash before holders of such subordinated debt can receive any payments.
Senior debt means:

the principal, premium, if any, interest and any other amounts owing in respect of our indebtedness for money borrowed and indebtedness evidenced by securities, notes, debentures, bonds or other similar instruments issued by us, including the senior debt securities or letters of credit;

all capitalized lease obligations;

all hedging obligations;

all obligations representing the deferred purchase price of property; and

all deferrals, renewals, extensions and refundings of obligations of the type referred to above;
but senior debt does not include:

subordinated debt securities; and

any indebtedness that by its terms is subordinated in right of payment to, or ranks on an equal basis in right of payment with, our subordinated debt securities.
Covenants
Any series of offered debt securities may have covenants in addition to or differing from those included in the applicable indenture which will be described in subsequent filings prepared in connection with the offering of such securities, limiting or restricting, among other things:

our ability of us or the ability of our subsidiaries to incur either secured or unsecured debt, or both;

our ability to make certain payments, dividends, redemptions or repurchases;

our ability to create dividend and other payment restrictions affecting our subsidiaries;

our ability to make investments;
 
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mergers and consolidations by us or our subsidiaries;

sales of assets by us;

our ability to enter into transactions with affiliates;

our ability to incur liens; and

sale and leaseback transactions.
Modification of the Indentures
Each indenture and the rights of the respective holders may be modified by us only with the consent of holders of not less than a majority in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of all series under the respective indenture affected by the modification, taken together as a class. But no modification that:
(1)
changes the amount of securities whose holders must consent to an amendment, supplement or waiver, except to increase any such amount or to provide that certain provisions of the indenture cannot be modified, amended or waived without the consent of the holder of each outstanding security affected thereby;
(2)
reduces the amount of interest, or changes the interest payment time, on any security;
(3)
waives a redemption payment or alters the redemption provisions (other than any alteration that would not materially adversely affect the legal rights of any holder under the indenture)or the price at which we are required to offer to purchase the securities;
(4)
reduces the principal or changes the maturity of any security or reduces the amount of, or postpones the date fixed for, the payment of any sinking fund or analogous obligation;
(5)
reduces the principal amount payable of any security upon maturity;
(6)
waive a default or event of default in the payment of the principal of or interest, if any, on any security (except a rescission of acceleration of the securities of any series by the holders of at least a majority in principal amount of the outstanding securities of such series and a waiver of the payment default that resulted from such acceleration);
(7)
changes the place or currency of payment of principal of or interest, if any, on any security other than that stated in the security;
(8)
impairs the right of any holder to receive payment of principal or, or interest on, the securities of such holder on or after the due dates therefor;
(9)
impairs the right to institute suit for the enforcement of any payment on, or with respect to, any security;
(10)
make any change in the table of contents, headings, and decisions and determinations relating to foreign currency under the indenture;
(11)
changes the ranking of the securities in right of payment; or
(12)
makes any other change which is restricted by a specified in a board resolution, a supplemental indenture hereto or an officers’ certificate.
Events of Default
Each indenture defines an event of default for the debt securities of any series as being any one of the following events:

default in any payment of interest when due which continues for 30 days;

default in any payment of principal or premium when due;
 
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default in the deposit of any sinking fund payment when due;

default in the performance of any covenant in the debt securities or the applicable indenture which continues for 60 days after we receive notice of the default;

default under a bond, debenture, note or other evidence of indebtedness for borrowed money by us or our subsidiaries (to the extent we are directly responsible or liable therefor and other than intercompany indebtedness) having a principal amount in excess of a minimum amount set forth in the applicable subsequent filing, whether such indebtedness now exists or is hereafter created, which default shall have resulted in such indebtedness becoming or being declared due and payable prior to the date on which it would otherwise have become due and payable, without such acceleration having been rescinded or annulled or cured within 30 days after we receive notice of the default; and

events of bankruptcy, insolvency or reorganization.
An event of default of one series of debt securities does not necessarily constitute an event of default with respect to any other series of debt securities.
There may be such other or different events of default as described in an applicable subsequent filing with respect to any class or series of offered debt securities.
In case an event of default occurs and continues for the debt securities of any series, the applicable trustee or the holders of not less than 25% in aggregate principal amount of the debt securities then outstanding of that series may declare the principal and accrued but unpaid interest of the debt securities of that series to be due and payable. Any event of default for the debt securities of any series which has been cured may be waived by the holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the debt securities of that series then outstanding.
Each indenture requires us to file annually after debt securities are issued under that indenture with the applicable trustee a written statement signed by two of our officers as to the absence of material defaults under the terms of that indenture. Each indenture provides that the applicable trustee may withhold notice to the holders of any default if it considers it in the interest of the holders to do so, except notice of a default in payment of principal, premium or interest.
Subject to the duties of the trustee in case an event of default occurs and continues, each indenture provides that the trustee is under no obligation to exercise any of its rights or powers under that indenture at the request, order or direction of holders unless the holders have offered to the trustee reasonable indemnity. Subject to these provisions for indemnification and the rights of the trustee, each indenture provides that the holders of a majority in principal amount of the debt securities of any series then outstanding have the right to direct the time, method and place of conducting any proceeding for any remedy available to the trustee or exercising any trust or power conferred on the trustee as long as the exercise of that right does not conflict with any law or the indenture.
Defeasance and Discharge
The terms of each indenture provide us with the option to be discharged from any and all obligations in respect of the debt securities issued thereunder upon the deposit with the trustee, in trust, of money or U.S. government obligations, or both, which through the payment of interest and principal in accordance with their terms will provide money in an amount sufficient to pay any installment of principal, premium and interest on, and any mandatory sinking fund payments in respect of, the debt securities on the stated maturity of the payments in accordance with the terms of the debt securities and the indenture governing the debt securities. This right may only be exercised if, among other things, we have received from, or there has been published by, the United States Internal Revenue Service a ruling or there has been a change in the applicable United Stated federal income tax law to the effect that such a discharge will not be deemed, or result in, a taxable event with respect to holders. This discharge would not apply to our obligations to register the transfer or exchange of debt securities, to replace stolen, lost or mutilated debt securities, to maintain paying agencies and hold moneys for payment in trust.
 
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Defeasance of Certain Covenants
The terms of the debt securities provide us with the right to omit complying with specified covenants and that specified events of default described in a subsequent filing will not apply. In order to exercise this right, we will be required to deposit with the trustee money or U.S. government obligations, or both, which through the payment of interest and principal will provide money in an amount sufficient to pay principal, premium, if any, and interest on, and any mandatory sinking fund payments in respect of, the debt securities on the stated maturity of such payments in accordance with the terms of the debt securities and the indenture governing such debt securities. We will also be required to deliver to the trustee an opinion of counsel to the effect that we have received from, or there has been published by, the United States Internal Revenue Service a ruling to the effect that the deposit and related covenant defeasance will not cause the holders of such series to recognize income, gain or loss for federal income tax purposes.
A subsequent filing may further describe the provisions, if any, of any particular series of offered debt securities permitting a discharge defeasance.
Global Securities
The debt securities of a series may be issued in whole or in part in the form of one or more global securities that will be deposited with, or on behalf of, a depository identified in an applicable subsequent filing and registered in the name of the depository or a nominee for the depository. In such a case, one or more global securities will be issued in a denomination or aggregate denominations equal to the portion of the aggregate principal amount of outstanding debt securities of the series to be represented by the global security or securities. Unless and until it is exchanged in whole or in part for debt securities in definitive certificated form, a global security may not be transferred except as a whole by the depository for the global security to a nominee of the depository or by a nominee of the depository to the depository or another nominee of the depository or by the depository or any nominee to a successor depository for that series or a nominee of the successor depository and except in the circumstances described in an applicable subsequent filing.
We expect that the following provisions will apply to depository arrangements for any portion of a series of debt securities to be represented by a global security. Any additional or different terms of the depository arrangement will be described in an applicable subsequent filing.
Upon the issuance of any global security, and the deposit of that global security with or on behalf of the depository for the global security, the depository will credit, on its book-entry registration and transfer system, the principal amounts of the debt securities represented by that global security to the accounts of institutions that have accounts with the depository or its nominee. The accounts to be credited will be designated by the underwriters or agents engaging in the distribution of the debt securities or by us, if the debt securities are offered and sold directly by us. Ownership of beneficial interests in a global security will be limited to participating institutions or persons that may hold interest through such participating institutions. Ownership of beneficial interests by participating institutions in the global security will be shown on, and the transfer of the beneficial interests will be effected only through, records maintained by the depository for the global security or by its nominee. Ownership of beneficial interests in the global security by persons that hold through participating institutions will be shown on, and the transfer of the beneficial interests within the participating institutions will be effected only through, records maintained by those participating institutions. The laws of some jurisdictions may require that purchasers of securities take physical delivery of the securities in certificated form. The foregoing limitations and such laws may impair the ability to transfer beneficial interests in the global securities.
So long as the depository for a global security, or its nominee, is the registered owner of that global security, the depository or its nominee, as the case may be, will be considered the sole owner or holder of the debt securities represented by the global security for all purposes under the applicable indenture. Unless otherwise specified in an applicable subsequent filing and except as specified below, owners of beneficial interests in the global security will not be entitled to have debt securities of the series represented by the global security registered in their names, will not receive or be entitled to receive physical delivery of debt securities of the series in certificated form and will not be considered the holders thereof for any purposes under the indenture. Accordingly, each person owning a beneficial interest in the global security must rely on the
 
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procedures of the depository and, if such person is not a participating institution, on the procedures of the participating institution through which the person owns its interest, to exercise any rights of a holder under the indenture.
The depository may grant proxies and otherwise authorize participating institutions to give or take any request, demand, authorization, direction, notice, consent, waiver or other action which a holder is entitled to give or take under the applicable indenture. We understand that, under existing industry practices, if we request any action of holders or any owner of a beneficial interest in the global security desires to give any notice or take any action a holder is entitled to give or take under the applicable indenture, the depository would authorize the participating institutions to give the notice or take the action, and participating institutions would authorize beneficial owners owning through such participating institutions to give the notice or take the action or would otherwise act upon the instructions of beneficial owners owning through them.
Unless otherwise specified in applicable subsequent filings, payments of principal, premium and interest on debt securities represented by a global security registered in the name of a depository or its nominee will be made by us to the depository or its nominee, as the case may be, as the registered owner of the global security.
We expect that the depository for any debt securities represented by a global security, upon receipt of any payment of principal, premium or interest, will credit participating institutions’ accounts with payments in amounts proportionate to their respective beneficial interests in the principal amount of the global security as shown on the records of the depository. We also expect that payments by participating institutions to owners of beneficial interests in the global security held through those participating institutions will be governed by standing instructions and customary practices, as is now the case with the securities held for the accounts of customers registered in street names, and will be the responsibility of those participating institutions. None of us, the trustees or any agent of ours or the trustees will have any responsibility or liability for any aspect of the records relating to or payments made on account of beneficial interests in a global security, or for maintaining, supervising or reviewing any records relating to those beneficial interests.
Unless otherwise specified in the applicable subsequent filings, a global security of any series will be exchangeable for certificated debt securities of the same series only if:

the depository for such global securities notifies us that it is unwilling or unable to continue as depository or such depository ceases to be a clearing agency registered under the Exchange Act and, in either case, a successor depository is not appointed by us within 90 days after we receive the notice or become aware of the ineligibility;

we in our sole discretion determine that the global securities shall be exchangeable for certificated debt securities; or

there shall have occurred and be continuing an event of default under the applicable indenture with respect to the debt securities of that series.
Upon any exchange, owners of beneficial interests in the global security or securities will be entitled to physical delivery of individual debt securities in certificated form of like tenor and terms equal in principal amount to their beneficial interests, and to have the debt securities in certificated form registered in the names of the beneficial owners, which names are expected to be provided by the depository’s relevant participating institutions to the applicable trustee.
In the event that the Depository Trust Company, or “DTC,” acts as depository for the global securities of any series, the global securities will be issued as fully registered securities registered in the name of Cede & Co., DTC’s partnership nominee.
DTC is a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, a limited-purpose trust company under New York State banking law and a registered clearing agency with the SEC. Established in 1973, DTC was created to reduce costs and provide clearing and settlement efficiencies by immobilizing securities and making “book-entry” changes to ownership of the securities. DTC provides securities movements for the net settlements of the National Securities Clearing Corporation, or “NSCC,” and settlement for institutional trades (which typically involve money and securities transfers between custodian banks and broker/dealers), as well as money market instruments.
 
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DTC is a subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Company, or “DTCC.” DTCC is a holding company established in 1999 to combine DTC and NSCC. DTCC, through its subsidiaries, provides clearing, settlement and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage backed securities, money market instruments and over the-counter derivatives. In addition, DTCC is a leading processor of mutual funds and insurance transactions, linking funds and carriers with their distribution networks. DTCC’s customer base extends to thousands of companies within the global financial services industry. DTCC serves brokers, dealers, institutional investors, banks, trust companies, mutual fund companies, insurance carriers, hedge funds and other financial intermediaries — either directly or through correspondent relationships.
DTCC is industry-owned by its customers who are members of the financial community, such as banks, broker/dealers, mutual funds and other financial institutions. DTCC operates on an at-cost basis, returning excess revenue from transaction fees to its member firms. All services provided by DTC are regulated by the SEC.
The 2022 DTCC Board of Directors is composed of 22 directors serving one-year terms. Fourteen directors are representatives of clearing agency participants, including broker/dealers, custodian and clearing banks, and investment institutions; two directors are designated by DTCC’s preferred shareholders, which are NYSE Euronext and FINRA; four directors are from non-participants; and the remaining two are the non-executive chairman and the chief executive officer and president of DTCC. All of the Board members except those designated by the preferred shareholders are elected annually.
To facilitate subsequent transfers, the debt securities may be registered in the name of DTC’s nominee, Cede & Co. The deposit of the debt securities with DTC and their registration in the name of Cede & Co. will effect no change in beneficial ownership. DTC has no knowledge of the actual beneficial owners of the debt securities. DTC’s records reflect only the identity of the direct participating institutions to whose accounts debt securities are credited, which may or may not be the beneficial owners. The participating institutions remain responsible for keeping account of their holdings on behalf of their customers.
Delivery of notices and other communications by DTC to direct participating institutions, by direct participating institutions to indirect participating institutions, and by direct participating institutions and indirect participating institutions to beneficial owners of debt securities are governed by arrangements among them, subject to any statutory or regulatory requirements as may be in effect.
Neither DTC nor Cede & Co. consents or votes with respect to the debt securities. Under its usual procedures, DTC mails a proxy to the issuer as soon as possible after the record date. The proxy assigns Cede & Co.’s consenting or voting rights to those direct participating institution to whose accounts the debt securities are credited on the record date.
If applicable, redemption notices shall be sent to Cede & Co. If less than all of the debt securities of a series represented by global securities are being redeemed, DTC’s practice is to determine by lot the amount of the interest of each direct participating institutions in that issue to be redeemed.
To the extent that any debt securities provide for repayment or repurchase at the option of the holders thereof, a beneficial owner shall give notice of any option to elect to have its interest in the global security repaid by us, through its participating institution, to the applicable trustee, and shall effect delivery of the interest in a global security by causing the direct participating institution to transfer the direct participating institution’s interest in the global security or securities representing the interest, on DTC’s records, to the applicable trustee. The requirement for physical delivery of debt securities in connection with a demand for repayment or repurchase will be deemed satisfied when the ownership rights in the global security or securities representing the debt securities are transferred by direct participating institutions on DTC’s records.
DTC may discontinue providing its services as securities depository for the debt securities at any time. Under such circumstances, in the event that a successor securities depository is not appointed, debt security certificates are required to be printed and delivered as described above.
We may decide to discontinue use of the system of book-entry transfers through the securities depository. In that event, debt security certificates will be printed and delivered as described above.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF WARRANTS
We may issue warrants to purchase our debt or equity securities or securities of third parties or other rights, including rights to receive payment in cash or securities based on the value, rate or price of one or more specified currencies, securities or indices, or any combination of the foregoing. Warrants may be issued independently or together with any other securities and may be attached to, or separate from, such securities. Each series of warrants will be issued under a separate warrant agreement to be entered into between us and a warrant agent. The terms of any warrants to be issued and a description of the material provisions of the applicable warrant agreement will be set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement. We expect that such terms will include, among others:

the title of such warrants;

the aggregate number of such warrants;

the price or prices at which such warrants will be issued;

the currency or currencies in which the price of such warrants will be payable;

the securities or other rights, including rights to receive payment in cash or securities based on the value, rate or price of one or more specified currencies, securities or indices, or any combination of the foregoing, purchasable upon exercise of such warrants;

the price at which, and the currency or currencies in which, the securities or other rights purchasable upon exercise of such warrants may be purchased;

the date on which the right to exercise such warrants shall commence and the date on which such right shall expire;

if applicable, the minimum or maximum amount of such warrants which may be exercised at any one time;

if applicable, the designation and terms of the securities with which such warrants are issued and the number of such warrants issued with each such security;

if applicable, the date on and after which such warrants and the related securities will be separately transferable;

information with respect to book-entry procedures, if any;

if applicable, a discussion of any material U.S. federal income tax considerations; and

any other terms of such warrants, including terms, procedures and limitations relating to the exchange and exercise of such warrants.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF PURCHASE CONTRACTS
We may issue purchase contracts for the purchase or sale of:

debt or equity securities issued by us, a basket of such securities, an index or indices of such securities, or any combination of the above as specified in the applicable prospectus supplement; or

currencies.
Each purchase contract will entitle the holder thereof to purchase or sell, and obligate us to sell or purchase, on specified dates, such securities or currencies at a specified purchase price, which may be based on a formula, all as set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement. We may, however, satisfy our obligations, if any, with respect to any purchase contract by delivering the cash value of such purchase contract or the cash value of the property otherwise deliverable or, in the case of purchase contracts on underlying currencies, by delivering the underlying currencies, as set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement. The applicable prospectus supplement will also specify the methods by which the holders may purchase or sell such securities or currencies and any acceleration, cancellation or termination provisions, provisions relating to U.S. federal income tax considerations, if any, or other provisions relating to the settlement of a purchase contract.
The purchase contracts may require us to make periodic payments to the holders thereof or vice versa, which payments may be deferred to the extent set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement, and those payments may be unsecured or pre-funded on some basis. The purchase contracts may require the holders thereof to secure their obligations in a specified manner to be described in the applicable prospectus supplement. Alternatively, purchase contracts may require holders to satisfy their obligations thereunder when the purchase contracts are issued. Our obligation to settle such pre-paid purchase contracts on the relevant settlement date may constitute indebtedness. Accordingly, pre-paid purchase contracts will be issued under either a senior indenture or subordinated indenture.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF RIGHTS
We may issue rights to purchase our equity securities. These rights may be issued independently or together with any other security offered by this prospectus and may or may not be transferable by the shareholder receiving the rights in the rights offering. In connection with any rights offering, we may enter into a standby underwriting agreement with one or more underwriters pursuant to which the underwriter will purchase any securities that remain unsubscribed for upon completion of the rights offering.
The applicable prospectus supplement relating to any rights will describe the terms of the offered rights, including, where applicable, the following:

the exercise price for the rights;

the number of rights issued to each shareholder;

the extent to which the rights are transferable;

any other terms of the rights, including terms, procedures and limitations relating to the exchange and exercise of the rights;

the date on which the right to exercise the rights will commence and the date on which the right will expire;

the amount of rights outstanding;

the extent to which the rights include an over-subscription privilege with respect to unsubscribed securities; and

the material terms of any standby underwriting arrangement entered into by us in connection with the rights offering.
The description in the applicable prospectus supplement of any rights we offer will not necessarily be complete and will be qualified in its entirety by reference to the applicable rights certificate or rights agreement, which will be filed with the SEC if we offer rights. For more information on how you can obtain copies of any rights certificate or rights agreement if we offer rights, see “Where You Can Find Additional Information” of this prospectus. We urge you to read the applicable rights certificate, the applicable rights agreement and any applicable prospectus supplement in their entirety.
 
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DESCRIPTION OF UNITS
As specified in the applicable prospectus supplement, we may issue units consisting of one or more of our rights, purchase contracts, warrants, debt securities, shares of preferred stock, shares of common stock or any combination of such securities. The applicable prospectus supplement will describe:

the terms of the units and of the rights, purchase contracts, warrants, debt securities, preferred stock and common stock comprising the units, including whether and under what circumstances the securities comprising the units may be traded separately;

a description of the terms of any unit agreement governing the units;

if applicable, a discussion of any material U.S. federal income tax considerations; and

a description of the provisions for the payment, settlement, transfer or exchange or the units.
 
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ENFORCEABILITY OF CIVIL LIABILITIES
We are incorporated under the laws of Marshall Islands as a corporation. The Marshall Islands has a less developed body of securities laws as compared to the United States and provides protections for investors to a lesser extent.
Substantially all of our and our subsidiaries’ assets are located outside the United States. As a result, it may be difficult or impossible for United States investors to effect service of process within the United States upon us, our directors or officers or our subsidiaries or to realize against us or them judgments obtained in United States courts, including judgments predicated upon the civil liability provisions of the securities laws of the United States or any state in the United States. However, we have expressly submitted to the jurisdiction of the U.S. federal and New York state courts sitting in the City of New York for the purpose of any suit, action or proceeding arising under the securities laws of the United States or any state in the United States, and we have appointed Keith J. Billotti of Seward & Kissel LLP, located at One Battery Park Plaza, New York, New York 10004, to accept service of process on our behalf in any such action.
Seward & Kissel LLP, our counsel as to Marshall Islands law, has advised us that there is uncertainty as to whether the courts of the Marshall Islands would (1) recognize or enforce against us or our directors or officers judgments of courts of the United States based on civil liability provisions of applicable U.S. federal and state securities laws; or (2) impose liabilities against us or our directors and officers in original actions brought in the Marshall Islands, based on these laws.
LEGAL MATTERS
The validity of the securities offered by this prospectus with respect to Marshall Islands law and other legal matters relating to United States and Marshall Islands law will be passed upon for us by Seward & Kissel LLP, One Battery Park Plaza, New York, New York 10004.
EXPERTS
The consolidated financial statements of Dorian LPG Ltd incorporated by reference in this Prospectus and the effectiveness of Dorian LPG Ltd’s internal control over financial reporting have been audited by Deloitte Certified Public Accountants S.A., an independent registered public accounting firm, as stated in their reports. Such financial statements are incorporated by reference in reliance upon the reports of such firm given their authority as experts in accounting and auditing.
The offices of Deloitte Certified Public Accountants S.A are located at 3a Fragoklissias & Granikou str., 151 25 Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
 
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WHERE YOU CAN FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This prospectus is part of a registration statement that we have filed with the SEC. For the purposes of this section, the term “registration statement” means the original registration statement and any and all amendments, including the schedules and exhibits to the original registration statement or any amendment. This prospectus does not contain all of the information set forth in the registration statement on Form S-3 we filed. Although we believe that we have accurately summarized the material terms of documents filed as exhibits to the registration statement, you should read those exhibits for a complete statement of their provisions. The SEC maintains a website (http://www.sec.gov) that contains reports, proxy and information statements and other information regarding registrants that file electronically with the SEC. You may inspect a copy of the registration statement through the SEC’s website.
We will be subject to the full informational requirements of the Exchange Act. To comply with these requirements, we will file periodic reports, proxy statements and other information with the SEC.
INFORMATION INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
The SEC allows us to “incorporate by reference” into this prospectus the information we have filed with, and furnished to, the SEC, which means that we can disclose important information to you by referring you to those filed documents. The information incorporated by reference is considered to be a part of this prospectus. However, statements contained in documents that we file with the SEC and that are incorporated by reference in this prospectus will automatically update and supersede information contained in this prospectus, including information in previously filed documents or reports that have been incorporated by reference in this prospectus, to the extent the new information differs from or is inconsistent with the old information. Among other information, additional information regarding our business, assets, loan facilities, legal proceedings, our results of operations, liquidity and capital resources, quantitative and qualitative disclosures about market risk, our directors and executive officers, compensation of management and our directors, security ownership of certain beneficial owners and management, and certain relationships and related transactions, as well as our consolidated financial statements are contained in the documents that have been incorporated by reference in this prospectus. We incorporate by reference the documents listed below:







any documents that we file after the date of the filing of the initial registration statement of which the prospectus forms a part and prior to the effectiveness of that registration statement, and any future filings we make with the SEC pursuant to Sections 13(a), 13(c), 14 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act after the date of this prospectus until we file a post-effective amendment indicating that the offering of the securities made by this prospectus has been terminated.
This prospectus may contain information that updates or modifies information in one or more of the documents incorporated by reference in this prospectus.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, no information is incorporated by reference in this prospectus or any prospectus supplement where such information under applicable Forms and regulations of the SEC is not deemed to be “filed” under Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, unless we indicate in the report or filing containing such information that the information is to be considered “filed” under the Exchange Act or is to be incorporated by reference in this prospectus or any prospectus supplement. You may access our Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q,
 
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Current Reports on Form 8-K, and amendments to those documents filed or furnished pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act with the SEC free of charge at the SEC’s website or our website at www.dorianlpg.com as soon as reasonably practicable after such material is electronically filed with, or furnished to, the SEC. The reference to our website does not constitute incorporation by reference of the information contained in our website. We do not consider information contained on, or that can be accessed through, our website to be part of this prospectus or the related registration statement. You may request a paper copy of our SEC filings, at no cost, by writing to or telephoning us at the following address:
Dorian LPG Ltd.
c/o Dorian LPG (USA) LLC
27 Signal Road
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
(203) 674-9900 (telephone number)
 
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DISCLOSURE OF COMMISSION POSITION ON
INDEMNIFICATION FOR SECURITIES ACT LIABILITIES
The BCA authorizes corporations to limit or eliminate the personal liability of directors and officers to corporations and their shareholders for monetary damages for breaches of directors’ fiduciary duties. Our bylaws include a provision that eliminates the personal liability of directors for monetary damages for actions taken as a director to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Our bylaws provide that we must indemnify our directors and officers to the fullest extent authorized by law. We are also expressly authorized to advance certain expenses (including attorneys’ fees and disbursements and court costs) to our directors and offices and carry directors’ and officers’ insurance providing indemnification for our directors, officers and certain employees for some liabilities. We believe that these indemnification provisions and insurance are useful to attract and retain qualified directors and executive offices.
The limitation of liability and indemnification provisions in our articles of incorporation and bylaws may discourage shareholders from bringing a lawsuit against directors for breach of their fiduciary duty. These provisions may also have the effect of reducing the likelihood of derivative litigation against directors and officers, even though such an action, if successful, might otherwise benefit us and our shareholders. In addition, your investment may be adversely affected to the extent we pay the costs of settlement and damage awards against directors and officers pursuant to these indemnification provisions.
There is currently no pending material litigation or proceeding involving any of our directors, officers or employees for which indemnification is sought.
Insofar as indemnification for liabilities arising under the Securities Act may be permitted to directors, officers and controlling persons of each Registrant pursuant to the foregoing provisions, or otherwise, each Registrant has been advised that in the opinion of the SEC such indemnification is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and is, therefore, unenforceable. In the event that a claim for indemnification against such liabilities (other than the payment by a Registrant of expenses incurred or paid by a director, officer or controlling person of a Registrant in the successful defense of any action, suit or proceeding) is asserted by such director, officer or controlling person in connection with the securities being registered, that Registrant will, unless in the opinion of its counsel the claim has been settled by controlling precedent, submit to a court of appropriate jurisdiction the question whether such indemnification by it is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and will be governed by the final adjudication of such issue.
 
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