The Lemos Group is committed to setting the standards for safe and environmentally friendly sea transportation of goods with modern, technically advanced ships, crewed and operated by motivated, professional and well-trained seaborne and shore-based personnel.

The Group philosophy and business strategy is focused on modern and efficient vessels operated with the most sophisticated management systems available, having safe operations as the core of all our activities. We consider safety, environmental, health and security excellence as our prime operational targets and have officially set the following as our long-term aspirations and goals:

  • ZERO INCIDENTS
  • ZERO SPILLS
  • ZERO CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS
  • ZERO PORT STATE DEFICIENCIES
  • ZERO EXTERNAL NON-CONFORMITIES
  • ZERO HEALTH INCIDENTS ON BOARD
  • ZERO SECURITY INCIDENTS
  • OPERATIONS AT A STAGE OF EXCELLENCE (OCIMF TMSA STAGE 4 COMPLIANCE)

Sustainability is a core part of Lemos Group corporate strategy and a key foundation for our business growth. Our Group actively promotes greater social responsibility within our offices and encourages the adoption of environmentally friendly technologies.

We are committed to a programme of management, continuous improvement and reporting of our direct and indirect impacts, which marks our determination to improving the world in which we live. We strive to be a good corporate citizen around the world, recognising our responsibility to work in partnership with the communities in which we operate. Group offices are actively engaged with recognised local charities and community projects, as well as assisting local environmental and educational causes.

The Lemos Group is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment by taking proactive measures to ensure the health, safety and welfare of our employees and contractors.

We also are committed to a zero tolerance approach to pollution and continuously strive to identify and correct any conditions perceived to be hazardous to the environment.

These commitments lie at the heart of the culture of our Group and are a vital consideration in all that we do.

Our quality and safety systems are at the core of our business and are fundamental to safeguarding all areas of environmental protection and life at sea. The Lemos Group aims to continually develop all aspects of its quality and safety standards in order to comply with international regulations and improve its efficiency and performance for its clients.

  • Our Quality System encompasses all aspects of our shore-based ship management activities, fully conforming to the ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management standards.
  • Through DNV GL, we are certified in full compliance with ISM and ISPS codes.
  • The Group implements best industry practices through participation in the Tanker Management Self-Assessment (TMSA) program.
  • To ensure in-depth compliance with all management policies and procedures, all systems are regularly audited by both internal and external independent auditors.

The Lemos Group is committed to conducting our business with the highest standards of ethics and in accordance with the laws and regulations of the countries in which we do business. This commitment has been a cornerstone of our Group's heritage and remains an important part of our culture. Our ethics policies and standards of business conduct are designed to foster:

  • Honest and ethical conduct, including a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption as reflected in our Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy.
  • Full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable disclosure in public communications
  • Compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Fair dealing with our Group’s customers, suppliers, competitors, and employees.

Company plans and procedures for cyber risk management are seen as complementary to existing security and safety risk management requirements contained in the International Safety Management Code (ISM) Code and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. Cyber security is considered at all levels of the company, from senior management ashore to crew on board, as an inherent part of the safety and security culture necessary for safe and efficient ship operations.