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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Peter C. Anderson (Photo: Carnival Corp)

Carnival Names Anderson as Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Carnival Corporation announced the appointment of Peter C. Anderson to the newly created position of chief ethics and compliance officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Miami, Anderson will be a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to Carnival Corporation President and CEO Arnold Donald.Anderson is a former federal prosecutor with over 20 years of experience in corporate compliance. He had previously been the head of the White Collar and Compliance Group at the law firm of Beveridge & Diamond…

Dr. Holger Klein (Photo: ZF)

ZF Appoints New Board Members

ZF Friedrichshafen AG's Supervisory Board has appointed Sabine Jaskula and Dr. Holger Klein to the company's Board of Management.Jaskula, an experienced HR manager and lawyer, will be responsible for Corporate HR and Legal functions from latest January 1, 2019. In this function, she will also be in charge of compliance. Dr. Klein has been appointed to ZF's Board of Management with effect from October 1, 2018. His responsibilities will include Car Chassis Technology and Aftermarket (service and parts business).

Image: NYK Line

Ince & Co Advises EDF on NYK LNG Carrier

EDF LNG Shipping, a subsidiary of EDF group, signed a long term charter contract with the Japanese shipowner NYK on January 26th 2018. The vessel, with a capacity of 174,000 cbm, will be built by the shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries with delivery expected by spring 2020. Ince & Co supported EDF LNG Shipping in the negotiation and drafting of the time charter contract providing for an initial charter period of seven years which can be further extended to twenty years. This major…

Parker Harrison

A Winding Path to a Maritime Career

Charlottesville, Va. and the University of Virginia are a long, long way from the ocean. Arguably, an even greater distance is the one which stretches from a Bachelor of Arts degree in Italian and German, all the way to a C-suite position at one of the nation’s premier ocean shipping and logistics companies. But, that’s just where Parker Harrison finds herself, a little more than 20 years after graduating from college. Along the way, she also earned a Master’s Degree, also from the University of Virginia, and eventually, a Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School (magna cum laude), in May of 2001.

K&L Gates Welcomes Martinko

The Washington D.C., office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has welcomed Stephen Martinko as a government affairs counselor in the public policy and law practice. Martinko joins the firm from the Port of Pittsburgh Commission (PPC), where he served as executive director of one of the largest inland ports in the United States. Previously, Martinko spent 12 years as a congressional aide, including serving as deputy staff director for the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I Committee) of the U.S.

Tracy Egoscue formerly ran Baykeeper, Regional Water Board

Environmental Attorney Joins Long Beach Harbor Commission

Environmental attorney and Long Beach resident Tracy Egoscue joined the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Tuesday as the first Commissioner appointed by newly elected Mayor Robert Garcia. She was approved by the City Council last week for a six-year term. Egoscue heads a Long Beach-based private law practice, and in the past was Executive Officer of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board – Los Angeles Region, and prior to that served as Executive Director of Santa Monica Baykeeper, an environmental advocacy group.

McDonald Promoted to EVP at Ingram Industries Inc.

Ingram Industries Inc. announced the promotion of Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Eleanor McDonald to Executive Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary, effective July 1. Orrin H. Ingram, President and Chief Executive Officer, commended Ms. She joined Ingram in 2006 as Assistant General Counsel, and before that was in private law practice in Nashville concentrating in mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance transactions and general corporate matters. Ms.

Jonathan Elvey: Photo courtesy of Ince & Co.

Maritime Lawyer Elvey Returns to London After Lengthy Posting

Ince & Co. partner Jonathan Elvey, who was head of the law firm's Piraeus office, has returned to the London office after spending 17 years advising clients at the heart of the Greek shipping market as head of the Piraeus office. Partner Nick Shepherd, who spent five years in Greece in the 1990s and returned to Piraeus in 2010, takes on the role of head of the office. Ince inform that In 2013 their Piraeus office celebrated its 20th anniversary, having grown in size over time to 35 people.

CBMM Begins Search for New President

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has announced ByalaSearch will lead the nonprofit’s search for its next president. The boutique firm specializes in executive search and placement in the nonprofit and education sectors. In December, Langley Shook announced his intention to retire as CBMM’s President. Shook became CBMM’s fourth President in 2009 after serving on the museum’s Board of Governors for one year. He accepted the position with a five year commitment, shortly after retiring as a partner with Sidley Austin from nearly 35 years of law practice in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Elvey

Elvey Returns to Ince London Office

Renowned legal adviser Jonathan Elvey returns to London; Nick Shepherd appointed to head the firm’s Piraeus office. In the New Year Jonathan Elvey, head of the Piraeus office for international law firm Ince & Co, will be returning to the firm’s London office after 17 years advising clients at the heart of the Greek shipping market. Partner Nick Shepherd, who spent five years in Greece in the 1990s and returned to Piraeus in 2010, takes on the role of head of the office. Earlier this year the Piraeus office celebrated its 20th anniversary. During this time it has grown to 35 people.

Transocean Appoints Sjobring General Counsel, Senior VP

Transocean Ltd. announced that Lars Sjöbring has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Transocean Ltd. He will join the company upon completion of the notice period with his current employer and will be based in Geneva, Switzerland. In the interim, Mr. Allen Katz will continue to serve as the company's Interim Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Sjöbring's qualifications include over 15 years of law practice in international settings, and he received his education in both Europe and the United States. Mr.

Roy Mease

Mease Named to Houston Port Commission

Roy Mease was appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the City of Pasadena today. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay. Mease was named to the seat previously held by Steve Phelps. Phelps had served as Port Commissioner since 1997. Mease has a private law practice in Pasadena. A member of the State Bar of Texas, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the South Texas College of Law. Mease serves as chairman of the Pasadena Second Century Corporation, which is the city's economic development entity.

Johns Receives 2011 Connie Award From CII

Connie Luncheon Held at The Newark Club, December 5; Stanley Sher Given Lifetime Achievement Recognition. Connie Award recipient is R. Kenneth Johns, former president of Sea-Land Service Inc. The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) presented the 2011 Connie Award to Robert Kenneth (Ken) Johns, former president of Sea-Land Service Inc., for his significant influence in containerization in worldwide trade and transportation. The Connie Awards luncheon was held Monday, December 5 at The Newark (NJ) Club and marked 40 years of Connie Awards.

Secretary Salazar Appoints Bromwich, Beaudreau to Lead New DOI Bureaus

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar named current Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich to lead the newly formed Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and current BOEMRE Senior Advisor Tommy P. Beaudreau to lead the newly formed Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Bromwich and Beaudreau have both been highly involved in the creation of the two new bureaus, as well as the Department’s efforts to strengthen the oversight of offshore oil and gas exploration and development.