20 years 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.

Port of Gdańsk Authority S.A. - Poland
09 Mar 2018
Port of Rotterdam Authority - Netherlands
26 Feb 2018
London Thamesport - United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
Harwich International Port - United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
Port of Bergen - Norway
18 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Port of Grenland - Norway
15 Feb 2018
Santander Port Authority - Spain
14 Feb 2018
Port of Helsinki - Finland
14 Feb 2018
Port of London Authority - United Kingdom
13 Feb 2018
Riga - Latvia
13 Feb 2018
Port of Amsterdam - Netherlands
13 Feb 2018

Latest ESPO Tweets

ESPO conferences are more than a conference!This year we are heading for Rotterdam, the “new capital of cool”! Chec… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
18 Mar 2018
What are the main drivers for ports to invest? Can port authorities drive the change or are they driven by changes?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
18 Mar 2018
Espo happy to be part of this event and to commit with other port organisations to contribute to implementing the U… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
16 Mar 2018

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 23
EcoPorts members 92
Total SDM entries 390
Pers certified ports 27
ISO certified ports 48

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