SOURCE: Costamare Inc.

Costamare Inc.

October 07, 2015 09:15 ET

Costamare Named Ship Operator of the Year by Lloyds List

ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2015) -  Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) has been named "Ship Operator of the Year" by Lloyd's List, a global information provider for the shipping industry since 1734.

The award was presented at the Lloyd's List Global Awards 2015 ceremony in London, on October 1, 2015. The awards are adjudicated by an independent panel of shipping industry experts.

About Costamare Inc.

Costamare Inc. is one of the world's leading owners and providers of containerships for charter. The Company has 41 years of history in the international shipping industry and a fleet of 69 containerships, with a total capacity of approximately 458,000 TEU, including 10 newbuild containerships on order. Fourteen of our containerships, including 10 newbuilds, have been acquired pursuant to the Framework Agreement with York Capital Management by vessel-owning joint venture entities in which we hold a minority equity interest. The Company's common stock, Series B Preferred Stock, Series C Preferred Stock and Series D Preferred Stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols "CMRE", "CMRE PR B", "CMRE PR C" and "CMRE PR D", respectively.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Company Contact:
    Gregory Zikos
    Chief Financial Officer
    Konstantinos Tsakalidis
    Business Development
    Costamare Inc., Athens, Greece
    Tel: (+30) 210-949-0050
    Email: ir@costamare.com