Gard is a shipowner-controlled provider of P&I, marine and energy insurance products. Founded in Arendal in Norway, it is one of the largest marine insurers in the world, offering shipowners and operators, shipyards, contractors and oil companies a breadth and choice of products not available anywhere else in one place.
For over 100 years, we have focussed on providing the maritime industries with insurance products that offer financial protection and practical assistance when disaster strikes. Gard has 38% of the Nordic marine hull market and 17% market share among the International Group of P&I Clubs.
Members and clients have always relied on Gard’s first class financial security to protect them against the risks that concern them, and to compensate them promptly for their losses. We have an A+ rating from Standard and Poor’s, one of the highest security ratings in the marine market.
With over 480 staff, from many nationalities and cultures, in 13 offices around the world – accessing help from Gard is simple and straightforward. We can deliver the right skill set to the right place at the right time. Everything we do is about getting you back to “business as usual”.