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NAVIOS MARITIME ACQUISITION CORP filed this Form 6-K on 11/13/2018
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General and administrative expenses: Pursuant to the Administrative Services Agreement with Navios Holdings, Navios Holdings provides certain administrative management services to Navios Acquisition which include: bookkeeping, audit and accounting services, legal and insurance services, administrative and clerical services, banking and financial services, advisory services, client and investor relations and other services. Navios Holdings is reimbursed for reasonable costs and expenses incurred in connection with the provision of these services. In May 2014, Navios Acquisition extended the duration of its existing Administrative Services Agreement with Navios Holdings, until May 2020.

For each of the three month periods ended September 30, 2018 and 2017 the expense arising from administrative services rendered by Navios Holdings was $2.2 million and $2.3 million, respectively. For each of the nine month periods ended September 30, 2018 and 2017 the expense arising from administrative services rendered by Navios Holdings was $6.6 million and $6.8 million, respectively.

Balance due from related parties (excluding Navios Europe I, Navios Europe II and Navios Holdings Credit Facility): Balance due from related parties as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017 was $9.3 million and $18.0 million, respectively, and included the short-term and long-term amounts due from Navios Holdings. The balances mainly consisted of administrative expenses and special survey and dry docking expenses for certain vessels of our fleet, as well as management fees, in accordance with the Management Agreement.

Balance due to related parties, short-term: Amounts due to related parties, short-term as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017 was $17.8 million and $17.1 million, respectively, and mainly consisted of backstop commitment liability payable to Navios Midstream. In the first quarter of 2018, Navios Acquisition paid to Navios Midstream the amount of $16.4 million regarding the backstop commitment.

Navios Midstream Merger Agreement: On October 8, 2018, Navios Acquisition and Navios Midstream announced that they entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Navios Acquisition will acquire all of the publicly held units of Navios Midstream in exchange for shares of Navios Acquisition. Please refer to “Navios Midstream Merger Agreement” under “Recent Developments”.

Omnibus Agreements

Acquisition Omnibus Agreement: Navios Acquisition entered into an omnibus agreement (the “Acquisition Omnibus Agreement”) with Navios Holdings and Navios Partners in connection with the closing of Navios Acquisition’s initial vessel acquisition, pursuant to which, among other things, Navios Holdings and Navios Partners agreed not to acquire, charter-in or own liquid shipment vessels, except for container vessels and vessels that are primarily employed in operations in South America without the consent of an independent committee of Navios Acquisition. In addition, Navios Acquisition, under the Acquisition Omnibus Agreement, agreed to cause its subsidiaries not to acquire, own, operate or charter-in drybulk carriers under specific exceptions. Under the Acquisition Omnibus Agreement, Navios Acquisition and its subsidiaries grant to Navios Holdings and Navios Partners a right of first offer on any proposed sale, transfer or other disposition of any of its drybulk carriers and related charters owned or acquired by Navios Acquisition. Likewise, Navios Holdings and Navios Partners agreed to grant a similar right of first offer to Navios Acquisition for any liquid shipment vessels they might own. These rights of first offer will not apply to a: (a) sale, transfer or other disposition of vessels between any affiliated subsidiaries, or pursuant to the existing terms of any charter or other agreement with a counterparty; or (b) merger with or into, or sale of substantially all of the assets to, an unaffiliated third party.

Midstream Omnibus Agreement: Navios Acquisition entered into an omnibus agreement (the “Midstream Omnibus Agreement”), with Navios Midstream, Navios Holdings and Navios Partners in connection with the Navios Midstream IPO, pursuant to which Navios Acquisition, Navios Midstream, Navios Holdings, Navios Partners and their controlled affiliates generally have agreed not to acquire or own any VLCCs, crude oil tankers, refined petroleum product tankers, liquefied petroleum gas (“LPG”) tankers or chemical tankers under time charters of five or more years without the consent of the Navios Midstream General Partner. The Midstream Omnibus Agreement contains significant exceptions that will allow Navios Acquisition, Navios Holdings, Navios Partners or any of their controlled affiliates to compete with Navios Midstream under specified circumstances.

Under the Midstream Omnibus Agreement, Navios Midstream and its subsidiaries will grant to Navios Acquisition a right of first offer on any proposed sale, transfer or other disposition of any of its VLCCs or any crude oil tankers, refined petroleum product tankers, LPG tankers or chemical tankers and related charters owned or acquired by Navios Midstream. Likewise, Navios Acquisition will agree (and will cause its subsidiaries to agree) to grant a similar right of first offer to Navios Midstream for any of the VLCCs, crude oil tankers, refined petroleum product tankers, LPG tankers or chemical tankers under charter for five or more years it might own. These rights of first offer will not apply to a: (a) sale, transfer or other disposition of vessels between any affiliated subsidiaries, or pursuant to the terms of any charter or other agreement with a charter party, or (b) merger with or into, or sale of substantially all of the assets to, an unaffiliated third-party.

 

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