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.

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
Port of Vigo - Spain
30 May 2019
Port of Rauma Ltd - Finland
28 May 2019
DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
26 Apr 2019
Grand Port Maritime de Marseille - France
18 Apr 2019
Brunsbuttel Ports - Germany
11 Apr 2019
JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
08 Apr 2019
Dover Harbour Board - United Kingdom
07 Mar 2019
Port of Kalundborg - Denmark
21 Feb 2019
Odesa Sea Port Authopity - Ukraine
08 Feb 2019

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @sotirisraptis: ESPO has been nominated for #EcoPorts in category #EUROPORT Initiative Award: Help us win by casting your vote online: h…
22 Jul 2019
RT @GreenPortBiz: Welcome message to GreenPort 2019 from the Port of Oslo. Watch the full video, detailing what to expect at this year's #…
22 Jul 2019
RT @britishports: Our friends at @ESPOSecretariat have been nominated for a @Europort2019 #Award for the #EcoPorts initiative & is seeking…
19 Jul 2019

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 116
Total SDM entries 442
Pers certified ports 31
ISO certified ports 54

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