Lamor is a family-owned business based in Porvoo, Finland, with strategically located offices, hubs and partners worldwide. The company is an established market leader in oil spill response and environmental solutions for a wide range of scenarios and climatic conditions. Lamor specializes in oil spill clean-up equipment. We have designed and produced high quality oil skimmers, booms and vessels in close co-operation with our customers. The Lamor brand today stands for top notch quality of the most efficient skimmers available. Our stiff brush technology has proven its superiority world wide in many spills and tests. Lamor can offer a wide range of oil spill clean-up related products from work clothes to big oil spill response vessels.

Company details

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater - Oil Spills
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €


Lamor was established in 1982 as a specialized and family-owned shipyard in Finland. The key breakthrough that directed the future course of the company was an elegantly simple technology invented by Lamor to recover oil from maritime spills: the brush skimmer. This invention established the framework for Lamor’s core philosophy: develop the simplest and most efficient technical responses to our customers’ individual oil spill challenges, anywhere in the world. The success of this corporate philosophy is evident in Lamor’s global reach: Today the company meets the needs of approximately 40% of the global oil spill response market with presence in 94 countries.

As a solution provider, Lamor assesses a client’s response needs, engineers the most effective design, and assumes overall management of projects, working with the best possible local partners on project execution, worldwide. Thanks to this “globally local” and “feet-on-the-ground” approach, the Lamor brand has become synonymous with the highest quality and most effective solutions available in global oil spill response.


Customer satisfaction is the single most important factor in the development of the company’s services and products as well as the hiring of personnel for our team. Our internal quality control standards are continuously updated and developed to exceed customer expectations.

We are ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 compliant and we have efficiently established, implemented, maintained and operated the Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management System (QHSE). The QHSE has been developed and continuously improved in accordance with regulations and standards of:

ISO 9001:2008 Certification (Quality Management Systems)
ISO 14001:2004 (Environment Management Systems)
OHSAS 18001: 2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems)

The performance of Lamor oil spill response equipment is certified by Bureau Veritas. All skimmers and oil transfer pumps have been capacity tested. Oil recovery vessels, barges and workboats are classified depending on their end usage by Nordic Boat Building Standards, RINA, Russian Maritime and River Register, Lloyds Register of Shipping and other leading authorities.

Focus to maintain and strengthen market position in oil recovery equipment sales and to provide cost effective products and services that meet or exceed the requirements and expectations of our customers. Customer satisfaction and continuous improvement is key points in Lamor way of working and hence understanding the customer real need and on-time project deliveries with quality products are of essence. Lamor is actively communicating internally customer feedback and company essential information, such as won and lost deals, status of on-going projects and also other useful information to support effective and pro-active use of the complete organization. To further support company growth, Lamor is continuously expanding the business area with products and service related to oil recovery and waste management.