Cyber Security Awareness

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10.10.19

October is Cyber Security Awareness month and across the global maritime community, ports, ships and offshore units are increasingly connected to and dependent on systems that use cyberspace - the internet. Failure to anticipate and prepare for a cyber incident onboard a ship or offshore unit may have significant consequence.

Gard joins the Getting to Zero Coalition

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09.10.19

Gard participates in the Getting to Zero Coalition, an industry coalition committed to developing commercially viable, zero-greenhouse gas emissions vessels by 2030.

Gard to host industry conference to tackle container ship fires

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03.10.19

Gard will be hosting a two-day conference on 17/18 October 2019 focusing on cargo fires on container vessels. Key stakeholders from across the industry, representing container ship operators, charterers, flag states, classification societies, insurance companies, salvors, fire experts and maritime organisations, will meet at Gard’s headquarters in Arendal, Norway to discuss prevention and mitigation of such fires. 

Vacancy - Claims Executive/Senior Claims Executive, Helsinki

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01.10.19

We are looking for a Claims Executive/Senior Claims Executive to join our Claims team based in Helsinki. The roles involves the day to day handling of P&I and H&M claims whilst working closely with Members, clients and other external parties.

New correspondents

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24.09.19

We have added a second P&I correspondent in Amman and Aqaba, Jordan.

Gard welcomes Sustainable Ocean Principles

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24.09.19

Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO of Gard, today participated in the launch of the Sustainable Ocean Principles at the United Nations in New York. The UN Global Compact’s Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business has, in consultation with more than 300 stakeholders worldwide, developed the Principles in order to emphasise the responsibility of business to take the necessary actions to secure a healthy and productive ocean.

Claes Isacson Scholarship winners announced

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06.09.19

Gard announced the 2019 winners of the Claes Isacson Scholarship following its Annual General Meeting in Arendal on Friday, 6 September. The Scholarship winners for this year are Elizabeth Rust from the United Kingdom and Andreas Lervik from Norway.

The road from studies to working for Gard

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02.09.19

Gard has always had a strong focus on knowledge and expertise and our staff has a wide range of backgrounds ranging from law, business and finance to marine biologist, industrial ecology and physiotherapy.

In this promotional video from the Hong Kong Polytech University, you can listen to our colleague Tracy Chan sharing her experiences from her student days at the University. She also demonstrates how her studies is relevant to her work in Gard today. Tracy holds a BBA (Hons) in International Shipping and Transport Logistics and is a Claims Executive based in our Hong Kong office. 

 

New collaboration agreement on insurance law

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26.08.19

Last Thursday, 22 August Gard and the University of Oslo signed a collaboration agreement to finance an investment in insurance law.

Collectively stronger - the International Group of P&I Clubs

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16.07.19

Gard is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs. The 13 Clubs which make up the International Group between them provide marine liability cover (protection and indemnity) for some 90% of the world's ocean-going tonnage.

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

05.06.19

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd. will be held on Thursday, 20 June 2019 in Hamilton, Bermuda. 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.

Gard experts contribute to UN report on ocean opportunities

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04.06.19

Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO of Gard, today participated in the launch of new report from the UN Global Compact’s Business Action Platform for the Ocean – Ocean’s Opportunities. For the first time, ocean industries have come together to map their contribution towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and share best practice on how to secure the health of the oceans.

Gard Directors' Report and Financial Statements 2019 now available

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15.05.19

Premiums reduced for tenth year in a row with results impacted by a few severe claims and IT write-off.

Press release: Premiums reduced for tenth year in a row

15.05.19

Results impacted by a few severe claims and IT write-off.

Supporting our oceans through sustainable marine insurance

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07.05.19

In 2017, Gard signed the world’s first insurance industry statement on sustainable marine insurance. Through this statement, we are committed to tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing through education, awareness building, risk management and insurance underwriting.

Vacancy: Team Lead, Management Reporting

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03.05.19

Gard is looking for a Manager to lead our Management Reporting team. The right candidate has both strong leadership skills and the ability to work with the whole organization to ensure strong development and use of Business intelligence in Gard. You will play an important role to help Gard in securing its market leading position in the marine insurance industry.

Claes Isacson Scholarship - validation and lasting research impact

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12.04.19

“The Claes Isacson Scholarship is the most prestigious international scholarship for aspiring maritime lawyers and policy-makers”, says Robert Michael Veal, last year’s winner of the Claes Isacson Scholarship. Here is how it helped him in his research.

Gard appoints new Senior Adviser in Tokyo

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10.04.19

Gard announced today that Shuichi Yoshida has been appointed as a Senior Adviser in the underwriting team in Tokyo, bringing with him more than 30 years’ experience in the Japanese marine insurance market.

Maritime Labour Convention - updated FAQs

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03.04.19

The International Group of P&I Clubs has updated their guidance document produced to assist Members and the Club in complying with requirements set out in the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC). 

Vacancy: Security Advisor

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02.04.19

Gard is looking for a Security Advisor for our Security team in Technology and Business Transformation. You will be responsible for guiding and supporting the application of cyber security practices within the organization, ensuring that our services reflect and comply with corporate standards and securely support the different functions, business units and environments.