rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Reed Smith Adds Two Shipping Partners

Antonia Panayides (Photo: Reed Smith)

Posted by Eric Haun

Reed Smith announced shipping lawyers Antonia B. Panayides and Jane M. Sarma have been promoted to the partnership, effective January 1, 2018.

Panayides joined Reed Smith in 2007 and qualified as a solicitor in 2008. Panayides deals with a wide range of dry shipping and offshore matters from the firm's London office. Her experience includes charter party disputes, shipmanagement, bill of lading, sale and purchase and contract of affreightment disputes whether subject to High Court and arbitration jurisdiction. Panayides acts for owners, charterers, ship managers and brokers, as well as P&I clubs. Her knowledge extends to the offshore sector where she handles disputes arising from drilling, FPSO and supply vessel contracts.

Sarma is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Columbia Law School. She was recruited to the firm in 2015 to fill a specific need in New York for partner-level skills across litigation, transactional and regulatory shipping matters. Sarma came to the firm with 23 years of experience in the New York office of a global shipping boutique law firm. She has substantial experience as a maritime litigator, having been involved in nearly every one of the major shipping chapter 11 cases in New York. She also has developed a subspecialty in sanctions and other U.S. shipping regulatory work.

Jan 8, 2018

 

Legal

INSIGHTS: John Rynd / President , CEO and Director, Tidewater Inc.

John Rynd / President , CEO and Director, Tidewater Inc.

Mr. John Rynd graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

US Coast Guard Publishes Final Ballast Water Management Reporting Requirement

© tempakul / Adobe Stock

A Final Rule eliminating the requirement for certain vessels that operate on voyages exclusively

Gulftainer Signs 50-year Lease for Port of Wilmington

Peter Richards, Group CEO of Gulftainer; Delaware Gov. John Carney; H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States; and Badr Jafar, Chairman of Gulftainer’s Executive Board, at the ceremony marking the Port of Wilmington concession agreement signing. Photo by Gulftainer

Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company

People & Company News

C-Job Researching Ammonia as Marine Fuel

(Image: C-Job Naval Architects)

C-Job Naval Architects based in the Netherlands announced it has joined the Ammonia Energy

Odfjell Finalizes Sale of Rotterdam Tank Terminal

(Photo: Odfjell)

Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell SE announced on Thursday that it has

MOL Launches Sunflower Kirishima

The Sunflower Kirishima goes into service. Photo: MOL

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that the newly built large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima

Maritime Apps