Vacancy - Security advisor


We are looking for a Security Advisor to join our Security team in Technology and Business Transformation based in Arendal, Norway. If you have a strong technical understanding and an ability to work with a global organization on security matters you may be the one we are looking for.

Gard appoints new Chief Financial Officer


Gard announced today that Christian Pritchard-Davies has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective from 1 January 2020. He is currently Vice President - Head of Infrastructure & Operations at Gard.

Cyber Security Awareness


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


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


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


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


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

Gard welcomes Sustainable Ocean Principles


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


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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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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Supporting our oceans through sustainable marine insurance


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


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


“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


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.