Broking services


SSY Futures, the commodities arm of SSY, is one of the world’s leading specialists in executing freight and commodity futures and options with dedicated offices in London, Singapore, Dubai and Stamford CT, ensuring a global reach.

Initially specialising in the freight markets, today we have grown laterally into iron ore, coking coal, steels, base metals, battery materials, carbon and agricultural derivatives.

We transact quickly and fairly to ensure customers have access to the best available pricing. Our broking teams are highly experienced and are subject to an ongoing compliant training regime.

Our customer base is global and extensive including:

  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Investment Funds
  • Commodity Trading Houses
  • Mining Companies
  • Energy Providers
  • Ship Owners/Operators
  • Logistics Specialists

SSY Futures Ltd is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


SSY Futures has been at the heart of the Forward Freight Agreement (FFA) market since its inception. Our global team ensure complete market coverage.

With an extensive client base covering the full range of market participants including shipowner/operators, charterers and physical and financial traders, our core skill is accessing volume and liquidity to provide a precise and rapid execution service.

Our Dry Cargo desk covers all the main vessel sizes; Capesize, Panamax, Supramax and Handysize. We also offer a specialist broking service for LNG FFA's

Bulk Commodities

Informed by SSY’s global position as a leading Dry Cargo broker, it was a natural step for SSY Futures to expand into Bulk Commodities.

Today, we are a leading futures broker in iron ore, coking coal and steels and have been at the forefront of the options market since inception.

Based in London, Singapore, Dubai and Stamford CT, we offer global coverage and rapid access to volume and liquidity. Often transacting deals significantly above the normal market size and regularly assisting our customers in building complex package deals and strategies.

Base Metals & Delivery Premiums

Differing premiums are charged for making or taking delivery of LME metals in their global network of warehouses.

As a pure execution service provider, SSY Futures can access liquidity in the base metals market and delivery premiums market. Deals are arranged on an agency basis, or via named give-up.

Our fast growing presence in this business evidences the importance traders place in our ability.

Battery Materials

The growth in electric vehicle demand has seen an increase in volatility in the underlying market for battery materials. SSY Futures is working closely with market participants at the forefront of this fast growing derivatives market.


The SSY Futures carbon desk is at the hub of a group wide carbon service. It draws on data and research resources from within SSY and our strategic partners.

This enables our customers to reliably estimate their carbon requirements and source both EU and other compliance systems as well as voluntary offsets efficiently and competitively.

Accessing both futures and options and physical spot markets, we offer a perfect solution to procure, accumulate and warehouse carbon certificates, manage risk and maximize cashflow efficiencies. Assisting clients who wish to hedge their future exposures as well as transacting in the physical markets.

Our customer base is drawn from our extensive relationships within the global freight and commodity markets as well as the existing traders in this already long-established market.

Agricultural Derivatives

Specialising in grains, oil seeds and soft commodities, our dedicated Agricultural derivatives sales and execution desk further compliments SSY Futures’ already extensive portfolio while leveraging on SSY’s global position as a leading player in the Dry Bulk space.

"With highly experienced broking teams, strategically located around the world and an extensive commodities portfolio, SSY continues to be a market leader in the Derivatives space."

Jamie Pearce - Partner & Global Head of Derivatives, SSY

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