With our integrated carbon service, we can help you navigate the complex world of shipping emissions.  

The shipping community is now faced with the huge challenge of how to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. By combining data analytics and research, broking expertise, world-class voluntary offset projects and regionally compliant offsets such as the EU’s Emissions Trading System, Simpson Spence Young can help you rise to that challenge.


Talk to our Carbon desk to find out more - carbon@ssy.co.uk

Data and Research

Our approach is driven both by our participation in data projects with the leading specialists in the shipping community and our industry-wide experience and trade capture systems.

This ensures that we can inform clients with up to the minute accuracy, either through bespoke projects, our periodic customer research or via our research portal -  Premier Club for those sourcing compliant data focused research on the shipping and freight markets.

Broking Expertise

As the world’s largest independently owned shipbroker, Simpson Spence Young is active in chartering across the freight spectrum. Whether looking at Dry Cargo, Tankers or Gas we have extensive data systems that give us and our customers access to the most accurate historic data and dependable forward estimates of carbon emissions for both voyages and period charters.

Our sale and purchase department can provide cutting edge analysis of the impact of carbon on future project values. SSY Finance and SSY Projects will keep you up to date with the ESG policies of capital providers and commodity players, and how their agendas and commercial terms evolve under their respective green initiatives.

All of the above can be combined in an all encompassing offering towards the building of your carbon efficient fleet. We understand the commercial pressures of the freight market and can advise you on your carbon strategy, helping to tailor it to your individual requirements to ensure compliance with international regulation in this fast-evolving new market.

Our Carbon Team

At the heart of the group, SSY Futures Ltd’s Carbon Desk provides a dealing service for both the regulated markets such as the EU’s Emissions Trading System and high-quality voluntary offsets.

Coverage includes OTC, spot and forward markets, and listed futures and options; giving access to customers
wishing to not only maximize efficiencies but also hedge their future exposures or build forward positions.

To find out more or to discuss your needs please contact the team - carbon@ssy.co.uk

Our Commitment

As an independent, privately owned business we recognise the challenges our customers are facing as they plan to both offset and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Simpson Spence Young is determined to navigate in the same waters as our customers and we are committed to moving towards our own carbon neutrality.