EcoPorts Green your Port, Join EcoPorts

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EcoPorts is the main environmental initiative of the European port sector. It was initiated by a number of proactive ports in 1997 and has been fully integrated into the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) since 2011. The overarching principle of EcoPorts is to raise awareness on environmental protection through cooperation and sharing of knowledge between ports and improve environmental management.
Self Diagnosis Method (SDM)
Complete an SDM and influence the european benchmark
SDM is a concise checklist against which port managers can self-assess the environmental management programme of the port in relation to the performance of both the sector and international standards.
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Port Environmental Review System (PERS)
Apply for PERS - The only recognized port-sector specific standard
Developed by ports themselves, PERS has firmly established its reputation as the only port sector specific environmental management standard.
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This is a list of the latest EcoPorts that have either joined or renewed their status.

Port of Nice-Villefranche Santé French Riviera Chamber of Commerce - France
19 Feb 2020
Port of Trelleborg - Sweden
18 Feb 2020
Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Comany - Port of Varna - Bulgaria
14 Feb 2020
Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company - Port of Burgas - Bulgaria
14 Feb 2020
Santander Port Authority - Spain
13 Feb 2020
Port of London Authority - United Kingdom
12 Feb 2020
Port of Moerdijk - Netherlands
07 Feb 2020
Port of Ystad - Sweden
06 Feb 2020
Port of Le Havre Authority - France
06 Feb 2020
Klaipėda / Authority - Lithuania
03 Feb 2020
Port of Tallinn - Estonia
30 Jan 2020
Port of Amsterdam - Netherlands
28 Jan 2020

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @AnnaleenaMkl: We need to work together, Ports and shipping industry, to find market based solutions case-by-case to suitable alternativ…
19 Feb 2020
RT @EuroShippingWk: A throwback shot to this morning's session discussing the latest developments in the reduction of shipping's carbon foo…
19 Feb 2020
ESPO Chairman Eamonn O’Reilly: “As ports we should not get in the way of shipping and innovation. we need a goal ba……
19 Feb 2020

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 23
EcoPorts members 105
Total SDM entries 490
Pers certified ports 26
ISO certified ports 47

How to join the EcoPorts network and use SDM and PERS

Read about how to join the network and get the full benefits of the provided services