Costamare Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 per Share

Costamare Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 per Share 
ATHENS, GREECE -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 --   Costamare Inc. (the
"Company") (NYSE: CMRE) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27
per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. 
Dividend Declaration 
The Company today declared a cash dividend on its common stock of
$0.27 per common share, payable on May 8, 2013 to stockholders of
record at the close of trading of the Company's common stock on the
New York Stock Exchange on April 24, 2013. The Company has 74,800,000
shares of common stock outstanding as of today. 
The declaration of a dividend is subject to the discretion of the
Board of Directors of the Company, and accordingly will depend on,
among other things, the Company's earnings, financial condition and
cash requirements and availability, the Company's ability to obtain
debt and equity financing on acceptable terms as contemplated by the
Company's growth strategy, the restrictive covenants in the Company's
existing and future debt instruments and global economic conditions. 
About Costamare Inc. 
Costamare Inc. is one of the world's leading owners and providers of
containerships for charter. The Company has 38 years of history in
the international shipping industry and a fleet of 57 containerships,
with a total capacity of approximately 332,000 TEU, including eight
newbuilds on order. Costamare Inc.'s common shares trade on the New
York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMRE". 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains "forward-looking statements". In some
cases, you can identify these statements by forward-looking words
such as "believe", "intend", "anticipate", "estimate", "project",
"forecast", "plan", "potential", "may", "should", "could" and
"expect" and similar expressions. These statements are not historical
facts but instead represent only Costamare's belief regarding future
results, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and
outside of Costamare's control. It is possible that actual results
may differ, possibly materially, from those anticipated in these
forward-looking statements. For a discussion of some of the risks and
important factors that could affect future results, see the
discussion in Costamare Inc.'s Annual Report on For
m 20-F (File No.
001-34934) under the caption "Risk Factors". 
Contacts: 
Company Contact:
Gregory Zikos 
Chief Financial Officer 
Konstantinos Tsakalidis - Business Development 
Costamare Inc.
Athens, Greece
Tel: (+30) 210-949-0000
Email: ir@costamare.com  
Investor Relations Advisor/ Media Contact: 
Nicolas Bornozis 
President
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue, Suite 1536
New York, N.Y. 10169
Tel.: (+1) 212-661-7566
E-mail: costamare@capitallink.com