SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR
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For the month of April 2013
Commission File Number: 001-34934
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60 Zephyrou Street & Syngrou Avenue, 17564 Athens, Greece
(Address of principal executive office)
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Press Release Dated April 18, 2013: Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for its First Quarter 2013 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 18, 2013
/s/ Gregory G. Zikos
Gregory G. Zikos
Chief Financial Officer
COSTAMARE INC. SETS THE DATE FOR ITS FIRST QUARTER 2013 RESULTS RELEASE, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
Earnings Release: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, After Market Closes
Conference Call and Webcast: Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 8:30a.m. EDT
ATHENS, GREECE April 18, 2012 - Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE), announced today that it will release its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 after the market closes in New York on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Following the earnings release, on the following day, Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Costamares management team will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results.
Conference Call details:
Participants should dial into the call 10 minutes before the scheduled time using the following numbers: 1(866) 819-7111 (from the US), 0(800) 953-0329 (from the UK) or +(44) (0) 1452 542 301 (from outside the US). Please quote "Costamare".
A replay of the conference call will be available until May 2, 2013. The United States replay number is 1(866) 247-4222; from the UK 0(800) 953-1533; the standard international replay number is (+44) (0) 1452 550 000 and the access code required for the replay is: 25306424#
There will also be a simultaneous live webcast over the Internet, through the Costamare Inc. website (www.costamare.com) under the Investors section. Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.
About Costamare Inc.
Costamare Inc. is one of the worlds leading owners and providers of containerships for charter. Costamare Inc. 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.
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 Form 20-F (File No. 001-34934) under the caption "Risk Factors".
Gregory Zikos - Chief Financial Officer
Konstantinos Tsakalidis - Business Development
Costamare Inc., Athens, Greece
Tel: (+30) 210-949-0000
Investor Relations Advisor/ Media Contact:
Nicolas Bornozis - President
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230 Park Avenue, Suite 1536
New York, N.Y. 10169
Tel.: (+1) 212-661-7566