Stowaways

to find out about techniques used by stowaways to get on board in the past, e.g., bribery, in containers or by posing ... of potential hiding places, a practical solution would be to divide the vessel into areas, e.g., accommodat...

A day in the life of Gard's P&I correspondents in Singapore

Gard News 191, August/October 2008

Entry into force of Bunker Convention

Gard News 191, August/October 2008

A TURTLE in court

Gard News 195, August/October 2009

P&I incident - One man's minor damage is another man's total loss

P&I IncidentOne man's minor damage is another man's total loss Small area of moulded rice can be seen by the aft ... intensive negotiations, a deal was struck. By this time, the vessel was nearly at Singapore and it was decided th...

Masters, beware!

a fishing vessel. Two recent cases come to mind, one in Korea where the authorities were very severe until the P&I Club ... of seamen. High profile prosecutions have been successful, and one can think of a recent collision outside Sin...

Y2K - Requirements of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority

The International Maritime Organization's Circular No. 2121 The authorities in Singapore and Australia have issued ... of reasonable standards are in place, AMSA will probably not detain the vessel. Singapore On 31st May 1999 the ...

Message from the Chief Executive Officer

revision on Gard P&I reflects Standard & Poor’s improved view of the Gard group’s capital strength, which has been able ... customer base. The ratings also reflect the group’s leading status and competitive strengths in the Nordic and int...

HNS Convention - EU deadline approaching

, Denmark, New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Finland, Norway, Greece, Latvia and Spain.It still ...  Required: ≥ 12 statesRequired: ≥ 4 states Gard News 182, May/July 2006Any comments to this article can be <...

Annual general meeting

with a Management Report which combined the results of the Association with those of its sister association Gard P.&I. (Bermuda) Limited ... of Assuranceforeningen GARD and GARD P.&I. (Bermuda) Limited as at 20th February 1996 am...

Wreck removal in Bangladesh

IntroductionThe multi-purpose M/V SOUTHERN QUEEN, insured by Assuranceforeningen Gard for P&I, was the subject ... Gard P&I Rule 40, which provides as follows:"Rule 40 - Liability for obstruction and wreck removalThe Association s...

Introducing the Insurance Department, P&I

Introducing the Insurance Department, P&I Following the series of articles featuring Gard's staff, this issue of Gard News presents the staff of the Insurance Department, P&I.The Insurance Department, P&I is in charge of u...

Port state control - The future of sub-standard ships

, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Vanuatu and Vietnam. Of these countries Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands

Clausing bills of lading correctly - Standard of reasonable care affirmed

of Lading for cargo as presented, in conformity with Mate's or Tally Clerk's receipts."In April 1995, a Singapore-based company ... from contamination, prilled form, treated against caking, free from harmful substances".A few days later, ...

The enforcement of arbitration awards

be domiciled in a non-ratifying state, then the winning party will have to look to other methods of enforcement – e.g. bilateral ... documents, corresponding with your P&I Club and the ever present lawyers. You are now patiently ...