CEO Update - June 2015

26.06.15

As many countries and businesses arrive at the beginning of the holiday season, I always think this is a good time to reflect on some of the events of 2015 so far – looking at some of the short term activities in the context of longer term goals.

Notice of Annual General Meeting of Assuranceforeningen Gard

19.06.15

The Annual General Meeting of Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig - will be held on Friday 4 September 2015 in Arendal, Norway.

China - Prevention and control of marine pollution from ships - Qianhe

02.06.15

Members are referred to Gard’s news item dated 1 May 2015 concerning the Qianhe Shipping Group of SPROs and the problems encountered due to ongoing investigations by the PRC authorities. The updated information is as follows:

Gard announces the winners of the Claes Isacson Scholarship 2015

25.05.15

Gard is pleased to announce that the winners of the Claes Isacson Scholarship 2015 for maritime education are ...

China - Prevention and control of marine pollution from ships - Qianhe

01.05.15

Gard is aware that certain investigations are taking place into the Chinese SPRO Qianhe by the customs authority in China.

International Group of P&I Clubs Annual Review 2014/2015

28.04.15

The strength of the Group system lies not only in the unparalleled limits and range of cover which it is able to deliver for shipowners and for third parties, but also in the collective expertise in legal, insurance and technical matters that it brings together through its established subcommittees and working groups.

CEO Update, April 2015

14.04.15

As we finish the first quarter, I wanted to update you on Gard’s progress so far in 2015, a year in which we are continuing to focus on three key strands of activity; maintaining our financial strength, developing our market position and building an efficient global organisation.

Christen Guddal elected as new chairman of Cefor

10.04.15

Christen Guddal was elected as new chairman of the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) for the next two years at the CEFOR Annual General Meeting held in Oslo on Thursday, 9 April 2015. 

Gard List of Correspondents 2015 now available

27.02.15

The pdf version of List of Correspondents for 2015 is now available under Contact on the Gard website.

Gard renewal sets strong start for the new policy year

23.02.15

After the closing of the P&I renewal on 20 February 2015, Gard announced today that it has seen the highest net tonnage increase during the renewal since 2007.

Press release: Gard appoints new Managing Director for Hong Kong office

17.02.15

Gard announced today that Trygve Nøkleby has been appointed Managing Director of the Hong Kong office, replacing Richard Corwin who will stay on as Regional Director, Asia.

Standard & Poor's reaffirms Gard's rating

13.02.15

Standard & Poor's has reaffirmed Gard's A+ (stable) financial strength rating.

Rules 2015

11.02.15

The Gard Rules 2015 are now available.

Website maintenance scheduled

05.02.15

Due to scheduled maintenance, this website will be briefly unavailable from 22:00 CET Saturday, 7 February 2015. Downtime is estimated to be 15 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

20.06.14

The Annual General Meeting of Assuranceforeningen Gard will be held in Arendal, Norway on Friday, 5 September 2014.

Gard Insight: The importance of Paramount Clauses

12.02.14

Clauses incorporated in charterparties can have wide-ranging consequences in terms of liability

Gard Insight: Shipowners’ responsibility for cargo operations

29.01.14

In 2004 the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court) upheld a decision (the JORDAN II) that a bill of lading carrier could rely on FIOS (free in/out stowed) terms, incorporated from a charterparty, to contract out of responsibility for loading, stowing and discharging the cargo.