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.

Shannon Foynes Port Company - Ireland
15 Nov 2018
Port of Cork - Ireland
13 Nov 2018
30 Oct 2018
Port of Barcelona - Spain
29 Oct 2018
Port of Elsinore - Denmark
29 Oct 2018
Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque - France
27 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018
Peterhead Port Authority - United Kingdom
12 Sep 2018
Port of Cartagena - Spain
11 Sep 2018
04 Sep 2018
Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port Authority - France
17 Aug 2018
Port of Aalborg - Denmark
12 Jul 2018

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @MFF4Transport: EP pushes to increase the transport #budget! Plenary vote confirms an extra €7bn for CEF Transport! 👏👏👏👏#cef #mff #dgmov
15 Nov 2018
RT @StefaanDeRynck: Here you can find the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the outline of a declaration on the EU-UK future relationship. All…
15 Nov 2018
RT @StefaanDeRynck: If reading and deciphering the 185 articles and the 3 Protocols of the #Brexit withdrawal agreement would deter you, ch…
15 Nov 2018

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 99
Total SDM entries 407
Pers certified ports 31
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