Costamare Inc. Announces 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Costamare Inc. Announces 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders 
ATHENS, GREECE -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/13 --   Costamare Inc. (the
"Company") (NYSE: CMRE), an international owner and provider of
containerships for charter, announced today that its Board of
Directors has called an annual meeting of the stockholders to be held
in Athens, Greece on Thursday, October 31, 2013.  
Stockholders of record at the close of business on Monday, September
16, 2013 will be entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the
annual meeting and at any adjournments or postponements thereof. 
Formal notice of the meeting and the Company's proxy statement will
be sent to stockholders of the Company in due course. 
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 59 containerships,
with a total capacity of approximately 336,400 TEU, including six
newbuild containerships on order and three vessels acquired pursuant
to the Framework Agreement with York Capital Management. In addition,
jointly-owned entities under the Framework Agreement have recently
contracted for two additional newbuilds. The Company's common stock
and Series B Preferred Stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbols "CMRE" and "CMRE PR B", respectively.  
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 the
Company's belief regarding future results, many of which, by their
nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of the Company'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 the
Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F (File No. 001-34934) under the
caption "Risk Factors". 
Company Contact:
Gregory Zikos 
Chief Financial Officer 
Konstantinos Tsakalidis 
Business Development
Costamare Inc.
Athens, Greece
Tel: (+30) 210-949-0000
Investor Relations Advisor/ Media Contact: 
Gus Okwu
Allison & Partners, New York
Telephone: (+1) 646-428-0638
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