Gard offers higher discount to Members renewing mutual P&I


Gard will give a ten per cent Owners’ General Discount (OGD) to Members renewing for the next P&I policy year.

Gard launches war risk service with a mutual spirit


In response to rising geopolitical tensions, Gard today announced a new, top-of-the-range war risk service, making it easier for clients to mitigate risks in a fast-changing environment.

The UK Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023 enters into force


The Electronic Trade Documents Act comes into force today in the United Kingdom, giving legal recognition in English law to electronic trade documents, including electronic bills of lading.

Gard delivers strong half-year results despite market adjustments


Gard today announced strong half-year results, particularly in the P&I market.


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Come join us during Arendalsuka!

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Gard is a sponsor of Arendalsuka which this year takes place from 14 to 18 August in Arendal. Below is an overview of the open events Gard is participating in.

A more ambitious decarbonisation strategy for international shipping


Last week, the 175 member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) unanimously agreed on an ambition to reach net-zero GHG emissions from international shipping close to 2050.

Sanctions – The European Union’s 11th sanctions package


On 23 June 2023 the EU Council adopted the 11th package of economic sanctions against Russia to prevent their circumvention and further erode Russia’s revenues.


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Update from the CEO: steady course ahead


Almost halfway into the year, I am happy to share that despite the continued geopolitical tensions and a challenging economic climate, Gard keeps a steady course ahead. We are financially strong and perhaps fitter than ever.


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Gard appoints correspondents in Asunción, Paraguay


We have now added Pandi Paraguay SRL as listed correspondent in the port of Asunción, Paraguay for both P&I and H&M.  Contact details below.

Heroic Idun: Crew and vessel released


Gard is pleased that the HEROIC IDUN and its 26 crew members have finally been released. The vessel has departed Bonny, Nigeria and has now left Nigerian waters.


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Our office in Oslo is moving


Our office in Oslo is moving on 30 May to 7 June 2023. To facilitate the move, the office is currently closed to visitors and will reopen at our new address on 8 June.

New Guidance to the Rules for Mobile Offshore Units


Gard launches a new niche publication to provide increased clarity around how P&I insurance for mobile offshore units works in practice.

Our London office is moving


Our office in London is moving on 15 May 2023. To facilitate the move, the office will be closed to visitors from 15 May up to and including 19 May and will reopen at our new address on 22 May.


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


To:      The Members of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2023 Annual General Meeting of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd. (the “Company”) will be held at the offices of its Manager, Lingard Limited, at A.S. Cooper Building, 59 Front Street, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda, on Wednesday, 10 May 2023 at 12:00 noon, or as soon thereafter as possible, for the following purposes:

Gard appoints correspondents in Guadeloupe


From 1 April 2023, Gard’s listed correspondent in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe for both P&I and H&M is McLeans FWI. Contact details as per below.

Annual reports 2022


Gard’s 2022 annual results as well as its first Human Rights Due Diligence report were published on 20 March. Both reports can be accessed below.

Gard withstands market turbulence to deliver stand out insurance results


Gard presented its annual results and its second integrated annual report today, showing that the group has delivered its best insurance performance in 15 years. Challenging investment markets meant that results overall ended close to break even.

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US impose further sanctions against Russia


On 24 February 2023, the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the US Department of State and the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed sanctions on numerous additional individuals, entities and vessels that the US has determined are engaged in sanctions evasion.  Full details can be found here.

EU adopts 10th package of sanctions against Russia


On 25 February 2023 the EU adopted its 10th package of sanctions against Russia.  The relevant EU Regulations and Council Decisions can be found here but of particular significance for members is Council Regulation (EU) 2023/427 which further amends Regulation (EU) No 833/2014. 

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