Founded by Captain Vasileios Konstantakopoulos in 1975, Costamare Shipping is the exclusive ship manager of the Costamare fleet (including the vessels purchased under the Framework Deed with York Capital Management) and has become one of the most respected containership managers in the world.
Today Costamare Shipping continues to perform to the highest standards. With a loyal pool of highly experienced and professional masters and officers, and a management team drawn largely from senior officers of the Costamare fleet, Costamare Shipping personnel and mariners are dedicated to safety and customer service.
The philosophy of Costamare Shipping is to continuously strive to improve every aspect of operation of the containerships it has under management. Its systems have been certified by a major classification society for ISO 9001 quality management and for ISO 14001 environmental management.
Costamare Shipping Company S.A. has been among the founding members of CSSF (click here for more details on CSSF).