VLCC pool player Tankers International (TI) is diving into carbon offsetting in partnership with a Hartree Partners company, becoming one of the first large tanker players to offer its charterers a chance to offset the emissions on their voyages.

Under its “Climate Compensation Voyage Programme”, companies chartering any of TI’s 61 VLCCs will be able mitigate their Scope 3 emissions under an initiative delivered by Hartree’s carbon offsetting arm Vertree Partners.