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.

14 Jan 2019
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG, Norden Branch - Germany
11 Jan 2019
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG, Emden Branch - Germany
08 Jan 2019
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
08 Jan 2019
Salcombe harbour - United Kingdom
07 Jan 2019
Guadeloupe Port Authority - France
28 Dec 2018
Société d'Exploitation des Ports du Détroit - Port Boulogne Calais - France
21 Dec 2018
Aqaba Container Terminal - Jordan
09 Dec 2018
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

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EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 102
Total SDM entries 415
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