Gard’s London office is moving

16.10.18

Our office in London is moving on Friday, 19 October 2018 and the office is therefore closed on that day and will reopen on Monday, 22 October 2018 at our new premises.

Phasing out paper copies of the Gard Rules

09.10.18

From the 2019 renewal, we will begin to phase out the distribution of paper copies of the Gard Rules. 

International Group of P&I Clubs - Annual Review 2017/18

03.10.18

2017/18 has been a year of focused introspection within the Group, including a root and branch review of the ways in which the Group delivers benefits for shipowners through its claims pooling arrangements and through the sharing of the unparalleled underwriting, technical and legal knowledge and expertise which resides within the managements of the Group clubs.

Nordic Marine Insurance Plan 2019 now available

03.10.18

The 2019 version of the Nordic Marine Insurance Plan has been approved by the Plan’s Standing Revision Committee. 

Website maintenance scheduled for Saturday, 15 September

14.09.18

Due to scheduled maintenance, this website will be unavailable from 04:30 CEST Saturday, 15 September 2018. Full service should be restored by 9:00 CEST.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Winner of the Claes Isacson Scholarship announced

11.09.18

Gard announced the 2018 winners of the Claes Isacson Scholarship following its Annual General Meeting in Arendal on Friday, 7 September. The Scholarship winner for this year is Robert Michael Veal from the United Kingdom. He is a PhD student at the University of Southampton, specialising in the legal issues arising from the use of marine autonomous systems.

Gard announces sponsorship of a Maritime London Officer Cadet

04.07.18

In 1992 a small group of Lloyd's underwriters established the Lloyd's of London Officer Cadet Scholarship as a charity to support training of seafaring officers and improved standards. The scheme was renamed the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship (MLOCS) in 2002, to reflect sponsorship and donations made by the wider maritime services industry in the City of London.

World Oceans Day - protecting the future health of the ocean

08.06.18

Today, on World Oceans Day, the UN Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business, a cooperation between business, governments, academia and NGOs, is launched at a meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Website maintenance scheduled for Sunday, 3 June

01.06.18

Due to scheduled maintenance, this website will be unavailable from 08:00 CEST Sunday, 3 June 2018. Full service should be restored by 12:00 CEST.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

New marine correspondent in Miami, Florida, USA

30.05.18

Gard has appointed Independent Marine Consulting LLC as our marine correspondents in the port of Miami, Florida with immediate effect. 

Notice of Annual General Meeting of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd

15.05.18

The  Annual General Meeting of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd. will be held on Thursday, 21 June 2018 at the offices of its Manager, Lingard Limited. This meeting is a requirement under Bermuda law and is a formality only. The Club's Members are not required to be present in person at the meeting.

New directive prevents Gard from covering beneficiaries’ bank charges in the EU and EEA

30.04.18

Gard has in place a banking arrangement whereby Gard in certain circumstances covers the cost of payments, including those incurred by the beneficiary’s bank. This has allowed payments to be received in full by the beneficiary, without deduction of fees.

Svein Buvik elected Chair of Cefor

09.04.18

Svein Buvik was elected Chair of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) at the Cefor Annual General Meeting held in Oslo on Thursday, 5 April 2018. 

Gard appoints new Managing Director for Hong Kong office

05.04.18

Gard announced today that Mark Russell has been appointed Managing Director of the Hong Kong office effective 1 August, 2018, replacing Trygve Nøkleby who will be returning to Gard in Bergen in a senior position.

Training future talents in finance

16.03.18

Gard employees participate during the Nordic version of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual competition that encourages university students to challenge themselves with intensive training in equity research. 

Gard and the World Maritime University: how supporting one can benefit many

09.03.18

Gard has been a partner of the World Maritime University (WMU) since 2011. Each year, one student is offered a sponsorship, the Gard Fellowship, which covers the cost of one year of higher education within the marine industry.

An introduction to the International Group of P&I Clubs

27.02.18

Gard is the largest member of the International Group of P&I Clubs. The International Group currently has 13 member clubs which collectively provide liability insurance for more than 90 per cent of the world’s ocean-going tonnage and more than 95 per cent of the world’s ocean going tankers.