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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.

Port of Gothenburg - Sweden
15 Aug 2017
Gibraltar Port Authority - United Kingdom
11 Aug 2017
DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
14 Jun 2017
Port of Rauma Ltd - Finland
05 Jun 2017
10 May 2017
JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
09 May 2017
Civitavecchia Port Authority - Italy
02 May 2017
Brunsbuttel Ports - Germany
25 Apr 2017
Port of Vigo - Spain
14 Mar 2017
Ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven - Germany
08 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017
Port of Rijeka Authority - Croatia
24 Feb 2017

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16 Aug 2017
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10 Aug 2017
RT @EU_Eurostat: Most cruises in the EU begin in Italy, Spain or the UK #Eurostat - ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/p… pic.twitter.c...om/XbHn9MmWrl
10 Aug 2017

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 21
EcoPorts members 89
Total SDM entries 331
Pers certified ports 26
ISO certified ports 47

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