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 Den Helder - Netherlands
08 Oct 2019
Cattewater Harbour Commissioners - United Kingdom
23 Sep 2019
Ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven - Germany
11 Sep 2019
10 Sep 2019
London Gateway - United Kingdom
28 Aug 2019
NV Port of Harlingen - Netherlands
21 Aug 2019
Gibraltar Port Authority - United Kingdom
14 Aug 2019
Port of Gothenburg - Sweden
13 Aug 2019
Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón - Spain
09 Aug 2019
Aberdeen Harbour Board - United Kingdom
09 Jul 2019
Port of Thessaloniki - Greece
01 Jul 2019
Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority (ports of Bari, Brindisi, Manfredonia, Barletta and Monopoli) - Italy
25 Jun 2019

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @BrunoAIVP: Pour la première fois le changement climatique classé par les ports parmi les 3 priorités environnementales les plus importa…
21 Oct 2019
RT @GreenPortBiz: Small ports are taking big steps to tackle emissions and build operational environmental awareness with limited resources…
21 Oct 2019
RT @OnTheMosWay: Air quality and Energy consumption are still the top environmental priorities of European Ports in 2019. #EU #Ports #Envir
21 Oct 2019

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 114
Total SDM entries 451
Pers certified ports 32
ISO certified ports 52

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