Crisis in Ukraine – an interview with Torunn Biller White

Torunn Biller White, Gard’s Chief Risk Officer, talks with Senior Lawyer Wan Jing Tan about the crisis in the Ukraine and how this has affected Gard and our Members and clients. In a discussion ranging from the extreme effect on seafarer well-being,...

4/2021: Paperless Electronic Trading Systems - Update to essDOCS Terms and Conditions

The International Group of P&I Clubs approves an updated version of the essDOC's electronic trading system.

Gard Forsikringsvilkår 2022 (PDF)

Arendal, Norway Postal address P.O. Box 789 Stoa, NO-4809 Arendal, Norway Telephone +47 37 01 91 00 Website www ... Gard AS, Oslo Office address Dronning Eufemias gate 6, NO-0191 Oslo, Norway Postal address P.O. Box 12...

Gard Rules 2022 (PDF)

Kittelsbuktveien 31, NO-4836 Arendal, Norway Postal address P.O. Box 789 Stoa, NO-4809 Arendal, Norway Telephone +47 37 01 91 00 ... +47 37 01 91 00 Gard AS, Oslo Office address Dronning Eufemias gate 6, NO-0191 Oslo, Norway Pos...

Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Updated 6 January 2022 There are still a high number of COVID cases affecting crews and others on board ships, and many ports and countries continue to operate with changing restrictions and regulations, which differ from place to place.  

Gard Additional Covers - Terms and Conditions 2022

Cover (Section 17.D); E Divers’ Cover (Section 17.E) F Container and Equipment Cover (Section 17.F) G Cover in relation ... of various additional insurance products designed to supplement the standard P&I co...

Seafarers at the core of shipping's future

Today, 30 September 2021, we join with IMO and the global maritime community to commemorate the annual World Maritime Day, with a focus on this year's theme: "Seafarers: At the core of shipping's future".

AGM Moth 2022

for up to two years during the AGM risk periods in that country (e.g. Canada). Q9: WHAT ARE THE COUNTY SPECIFIC ... instructions to the crew responsible for performing self-assessments, e.g. what the egg masses look like, whe...

目標を定める:炭素排出量削減目標の達成 / Taking aim: reaching carbon emission reduction targets (Japanese PDF)

2023 年 1月 1日に発効します。毎年、 船舶ごとに CII の達成度が計算され、「A」から「E」までの格付けが付与されます。2023 年の排出 量データを提出すると、2024 年に「基準 CII」と「達成 CII ... 。この格付けシステムは、現在、運航実績ではなく船舶の設計と技 術パラメーターに基づいています。格付けは「A」から「G」までの 7 段階で、「A」は最も高効率 な船舶、「G」は最も低効率な船舶であることを表し...

Anchor awareness

In the current trading environment with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide economic downturn, the period spent waiting at anchorage outside ports around the world may increase for some ships. Lost and dragging anchors are the root causes of...

Gard against conflict: treating Members fairly

The handling of conflict cases tends to be a sensitive subject and our recent webinar gave the audience a “fly on the wall” experience of the handling of such cases in real life. Through telephone conversations between the members (owners, charterer...

Carriage of containers on bulk carriers

Are conventional bulk carriers suitable to carry containers? This question has been raised by several industry bodies in recent weeks and in this article we will look at the technical and legal implications of such conversions.

Taking aim: reaching carbon emission reduction targets

At our recent webinars, special guest Prashanth Athipar, the Principal for Sustainability and Maritime Supply Chain Excellence at BHP, and speakers from Gard’s Charterers & Traders and Loss Prevention teams came together to discuss how GHG emissions...

Reminder - Anchoring in Malaysian Waters off East Johor

Updated 26 August 2021 Over the years, several vessels entered with Gard have been detained and fined by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency  for anchoring in East Johor waters without the requisite permissions from the authorities. The trend ...

Incident hot spots - a global overview of navigation incidents

In a navigation incident, the first line of inquiry would normally cover the bridge watchkeepers. While the human element plays a significant role in these incidents, it is perhaps worth asking, what if some geographic areas are more prone to naviga...