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.

Milford Haven Port Authority - United Kingdom
31 Jul 2020
Riga - Latvia
20 Jul 2020
07 Jul 2020
Dublin Port Company - Ireland
01 Jul 2020
Port of Oulu - Finland
28 May 2020
20 May 2020
Ports of Stockholm - Sweden
15 May 2020
A Coruña Port Authority - Spain
08 May 2020
North Sea Port SE - Netherlands
07 May 2020
Montrose Port Authority - United Kingdom
06 May 2020
Groningen Seaports - Netherlands
28 Apr 2020
Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC - Azerbaijan
24 Apr 2020

Latest ESPO Tweets

Our thoughts are with the people of the @portdebeyrouth and their families and everyone that is affected by this terrible tragedy.
05 Aug 2020
Grand Port de Dunkerque @DunkerquePort renews and obtains #ecoports#PERS certificate. Bravo for Stéphane Raison……
31 Jul 2020
ESPO welcomes the #EMSA and #ECDC COVID-19 Guidance for safe and sustainable restoration of #cruise operations.…
30 Jul 2020

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 23
EcoPorts members 113
Total SDM entries 510
Pers certified ports 21
ISO certified ports 53

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