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Report of foreign issuer [Rules 13a-16 and 15d-16]

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

DATED: November 12, 2015

Commission File No. 001-33811

NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS L.P.

7 Avenue de Grande Bretagne, Office 11B2

Monte Carlo, MC 98000 Monaco

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

Yes ¨ No x

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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If Yes is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):

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NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS L.P.

FORM 6-K

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The information contained in this Report is hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement on Form F-3, File No. 333-192176.

Operating and Financial Review

The following is a discussion of the financial condition and results of operations for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2015 and 2014 of Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (referred to herein as we, us or Navios Partners). All of the financial statements have been stated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America (US GAAP). You should read this section together with the consolidated financial statements and the accompanying notes included in Navios Partners 2014 Annual Report filed on Form 20-F with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

This report contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events including Navios Partners future distributions and its ability to sustain the revised distribution, opportunities to reinvest cash accretively in a fleet renewal program or otherwise and Navios Partners growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy; including expected vessel acquisitions and entering into further time charters. Words such as may, expects, intends, plans, believes, anticipates, hopes, estimates, and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements include comments regarding expected revenue and time charters. These forward-looking statements are based on the information available to, and the expectations and assumptions deemed reasonable by, Navios Partners at the time this filing was made. Although Navios Partners believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. These statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of Navios Partners. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainty relating to global trade, including prices of seaborne commodities and continuing issues related to seaborne volume and ton miles, our continued ability to enter into long-term time charters, our ability to maximize the use of our vessels, expected demand in the dry cargo shipping sector in general and the demand for our Panamax, Capesize, Ultra-Handymax and Container vessels in particular, fluctuations in charter rates for dry cargo carriers and container vessels, the aging of our fleet and resultant increases in operations costs, the loss of any customer or charter or vessel, changes in the availability and costs of funding due to conditions in the bank market, capital markets and other factors, increases in costs and expenses, including but not limited to: crew wages, insurance, provisions, port expenses, lube oil, bunkers, repairs, maintenance and general and administrative expenses, the expected cost of, and our ability to comply with, governmental regulations and maritime self-regulatory organization standards, as well as standard regulations imposed by our charterers applicable to our business, general domestic and international political conditions, competitive factors in the market in which Navios Partners operates; risks associated with operations outside the United States; and other factors listed from time to time in Navios Partners filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Form 20-Fs and Form 6-Ks. Navios Partners expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Navios Partners expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. Navios Partners makes no prediction or statement about the performance of its common units.

Overview

Navios Partners is an international owner and operator of dry cargo vessels, formed on August 7, 2007 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands by Navios Holdings Inc. (Navios Holdings), a vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company with over 60 years of operating history in the drybulk shipping industry. Navios GP L.L.C. (the General Partner), a wholly owned subsidiary of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (Navios Holdings), was also formed on that date to act as the general partner of Navios Partners and received a 2.0% general partner interest in Navios Partners.

As of November 11, 2015, there were outstanding 83,079,710 common units and 1,695,509 general partnership units. Navios Holdings currently owns a 20.1% interest in Navios Partners, which includes the 2.0% general partner interest.

Fleet

Our fleet consists of 12 Panamax vessels, eight Capesize vessels, three Ultra-Handymax vessels and eight Container vessels.

In general, the vessels in our fleet are chartered-out under time charters, which range in length from one to 12 years at inception. From time to time, we operate vessels in the spot market until the vessels have been chartered under long-term charters.

The following table provides summary information about our fleet as of November 11, 2015:

Our Charters

We generate revenues by charging our customers for the use of our vessels to transport their dry cargos. In general, the vessels in our fleet are chartered-out under time charters, which range in length from one to twelve years at inception. From time to time, we operate vessels in the spot market until the vessels have been chartered under long-term charters.

For the nine month period ended September 30, 2015, our most significant counterparties were Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd., Navios Corporation and Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, which accounted for approximately 23.1%, 16.3% and 11.1%, respectively, of total revenues. For the year ended December 31, 2014, our most significant counterparties were Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. and Navios Corporation, which accounted for approximately 24.4% and 11.0%, respectively, of total revenues. We believe that the combination of the long-term nature of most of our charters (which provide for the receipt of a fixed fee for the life of the charter) and our management agreement with Navios ShipManagement Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navios Holdings (the Manager) (which provides for a fixed management fee until December 31, 2015), provides us with a strong base of stable cash flows.

On July 3, 2015, Samsun Logix submitted its application for rehabilitation to the Seoul Central District Court. On August 3, 2015, Samsun Logix got approval for its application to the Seoul Central District Court for its second rehabilitation proceedings. Navios Partners has only one vessel chartered to Samsun Logix, which was redelivered in August 2015. Navios Partners does not expect significant financial exposure based on the currently available information of the rehabilitation process and the insurance coverage available by Navios Holdings up to a maximum payout of $20.0 million.

Our revenues are driven by the number of vessels in the fleet, the number of days during which the vessels operate and our charter hire rates, which, in turn, are affected by a number of factors, including:

Time charters are available for varying periods, ranging from a single trip (spot charter) to long-term which may be many years. In general, a long-term time charter assures the vessel owner of a consistent stream of revenue. Operating the vessel in the spot market affords the owner greater spot market opportunity, which may result in high rates when vessels are in high demand or low rates when vessel availability exceeds demand. We intend to operate our vessels in the long-term charter market. Vessel charter rates are affected by world economics, international events, weather conditions, strikes, governmental policies, supply and demand and many other factors that might be beyond our control. Please read Risk Factors in our 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F for a discussion of certain risks inherent in our business.

We could lose a customer or the benefits of a charter if:

Under some of our time charters, either party may terminate the charter contract in the event of war in specified countries or in locations that would significantly disrupt the free trade of the vessel. Some of the time charters covering our vessels require us to return to the charterer, upon the loss of the vessel, all advances paid by the charterer but not earned by us.

Trends and Factors Affecting Our Future Results of Operations

We believe the principal factors that will affect our future results of operations are the economic, regulatory, political and governmental conditions that affect the shipping industry generally and that affect conditions in countries and markets in which our vessels engage in business. Please read Risk Factors in our 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F for a discussion of certain risks inherent in our business.

Results of Operations

Overview

The financial condition and the results of operations presented for the nine month period ended September 30, 2015 and 2014 of Navios Partners discussed below include the following entities and chartered-in vessels:

The accompanying interim condensed consolidated financial statements of Navios Partners are unaudited, but, in the opinion of management, contain all adjustments necessary to present a fair statement of results, in all material respects, of Navios Partners condensed consolidated financial position as of September 30, 2015 and the condensed consolidated results of operations for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2015 and 2014. The footnotes are condensed as permitted by the requirements for interim financial statements and, accordingly, do not include information and disclosures required under US GAAP for complete financial statements. All such adjustments are deemed to be of a normal, recurring nature. The results of operations for the interim periods are not necessarily indicative of the results to be expected for the full year. These financial statements should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and related notes included in Navios Partners Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2014.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

The following table presents consolidated revenue and expense information for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2015 and 2014.

Period over Period Comparisons

For the Three Month Period ended September 30, 2015 compared to the Three Month Period ended September 30, 2014

Time charter and voyage revenues: Time charter and voyage revenues for the three month period ended September 30, 2015 increased by $1.8 million or 3.3% to $57.1 million, as compared to $55.3 million for the same period in 2014. The increase was mainly attributable to: (i) the increase in revenue following the delivery of the YM Utmost and the YM Unity in the second half of 2014 and the delivery of the MSC Cristina in April 2015; (ii) the increase in time charter...


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