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 Aalborg - Denmark
12 Jul 2018
Milford Haven Port Authority - United Kingdom
06 Jul 2018
Hamburg Port Authority - Germany
25 Jun 2018
Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC - Azerbaijan
21 Jun 2018
Kolding Havn - Denmark
23 May 2018
Port of Oulu - Finland
06 Apr 2018
Port of Gdańsk Authority S.A. - Poland
09 Mar 2018
Port of Rotterdam Authority - Netherlands
26 Feb 2018
London Thamesport - United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
Harwich International Port - United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
Port of Bergen - Norway
18 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018

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EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 97
Total SDM entries 396
Pers certified ports 33
ISO certified ports 50

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