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
16 Oct 2020
Hamburg Port Authority - Germany
29 Sep 2020
Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque - France
23 Sep 2020
Szczecin and Swinoujscie Seaports Authority S.A. - Poland
17 Sep 2020
Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port Authority - France
14 Sep 2020
Port of Oslo - Norway
07 Sep 2020
Port of Helsinki - Finland
31 Aug 2020
Port of Cartagena - Spain
31 Aug 2020
Port of Genoa - Italy
27 Aug 2020
Peterhead Port Authority - United Kingdom
19 Aug 2020
Milford Haven Port Authority - United Kingdom
31 Jul 2020
Riga - Latvia
20 Jul 2020

Latest ESPO Tweets

Join us for the launch of ESPO’s environmental report 2020! Don’t miss the chance to get the first word on the envi……
19 Oct 2020
Congratulations to @AutPortValencia for its sixth PERS certification! 😃🤗👏…
19 Oct 2020
RT @asimegalicia: Have you seen already the full lineup of speakers that will participate in #MaritimeTrends Summit? Don't miss the opport…
19 Oct 2020

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 117
Total SDM entries 520
Pers certified ports 24
ISO certified ports 56

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