Who we are

SSY, where
Experience Matters.

Established in 1880, SSY has grown to become one of the biggest and most trusted names in broking, operating around the world via its 24 local offices.

Offering a comprehensive and integrated suite of broking services, our in-depth market expertise and knowledge means that we can provide support to clients of any size, from the largest names in shipping, to boutique firms and individuals.

Our expert broking services are greatly supported and informed by our highly regarded Research Department, which monitors, gathers and analyses global data, turning it into actionable information.

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SSY at a glance


Broking experts






Local offices


Broking divisions


Hour service offering

Our values

  • Trust

    Trust is fundamental to SSY - without it, we wouldn't exist. For over 140 years, our clients have placed their trust in us. In return, we trust in our own ability and judgement to always do the very best for our clients’ business.

  • Independence

    Independence is what defines SSY - in business and in spirit. Since our inception in 1880, our independence has given us the freedom to chart our own course while ensuring, above all, that we always put the needs of our clients first.

  • Expertise

    Expertise is what fuels SSY. It's why we have continued to shape and influence the broking industry for more than a century. Undoubtedly, it is our people and their expertise which is our greatest asset. It is only through our collective expertise can we continue to move our industry forward.

Our Charity Partner: Mercy Ships

Globally, over 5 billion people don't have access to safe affordable healthcare when it's needed.

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Get in touch

Contact us today to find out how our expert team can support your business