2016 P&I renewal


The 2016 P&I renewal took place against a background of challenging macro-economic conditions for our Members, as well as a highly competitive insurance market. Nevertheless, this renewal was a positive one for Gard – both in terms of achieving sustainable premium levels and tonnage growth.

Guide to the HNS Convention


The Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention (HNS Convention) is one of several IMO liability conventions modelled on the successful Civil Liability Convention. In common with other members of the International Group of P&I Clubs, Gard supports the adoption and the fair and consistent operation of such IMO conventions.

New Gard publication - Gard Guidance on Freight Containers


Our latest publication, provides comprehensive information about containers as a means of cargo consolidation and effective transportation, intermodal transport and the handling of containers in its widest form, both in terms of operations, geographical differences and the underlying technology.

Gard announces appointment of Chief Claims Officer


Gard today announced the appointment of Christen Guddal as Chief Claims Officer, effective from 20 February 2016. He will succeed Svein Andersen who will retire from Gard in October of this year, having headed the claims function for seven years.

Gard announces appointment of Chief Digital Officer


Gard today announced the appointment of Ole Rikard Rønning as Chief Digital Officer, representing ICT on the Top Management Group (TMG).

Season's Greetings


Instead of sending corporate greeting cards to our Members, clients and business associates, we donate an equivalent amount to SOS Children’s Villages, a charitable organisation helping children throughout the world.

Find out about the new features on our website


We have upgraded our website and have added some exciting new features.

Gard enters into partnership with the Red Cross


Gard is delighted to announce that it has entered in a partnership agreement with the Norwegian Red Cross. Having supported the organisation in its work after natural disasters for many years, this will be the start of a much broader and deeper relationship.

Introduction to the Nordic Marine Insurance Plan of 2013, version 2016


The Nordic marine Insurance Plan of 2013, Version 2016 is now available.

Directors' Report and Financial Statements as at 20 August 2015


The Directors' Report and Financial Statements for the six months to 20 August 2015 is now available.

Gard reports strong half year result


Rolf Thore Roppestad, CEO of Gard, said: “I am pleased to report a strong performance at the half year which is the result of a combination of good risk selection, a benign claims environment and a favourable development on prior years. Our strategy of focussing on three key activities; maintaining our financial strength, building an efficient global organisation and developing our market position – has helped us to navigate difficult market conditions."

Gard Corporate Donations – recipients autumn 2015


In Gard today we remember and acknowledge our origins, we value our leading position in the industry and we are mindful of the role we play in the environments in which we operate.

Annual declaration form for the carriage of heavy fuel oil


The annual declarations of the carriage of HFO for the 2014/15 period should now be submitted.

New application form for Gard donations


A new application form for Gard Corporate Donations is now available on our website.

CEO Update - June 2015


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.