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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.

APSS - Portugal
19 Jan 2018
Port of Constanta - Romania
18 Jan 2018
Port of Korsoer - Denmark
18 Jan 2018
Foyle Port - United Kingdom
17 Jan 2018
16 Jan 2018
Port of Turku Ltd - Finland
16 Jan 2018
Exploitatiemaatschappij Havencomplex Lauwersoog BV. (EHL) - Netherlands
15 Jan 2018
Port of Durres Authority - Albania
10 Jan 2018
Port of Cannes French Riviera Chamber of Commerce - France
09 Jan 2018
Port of Nice-Villefranche Santé French Riviera Chamber of Commerce - France
09 Jan 2018
Niedersachsen Ports Wilhelmshaven - Germany
22 Dec 2017
21 Dec 2017

Latest ESPO Tweets

EU ports welcome Framework on Foreign Investment Screening as useful Instrument for an open Investment Environment.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
18 Jan 2018
Commmission just published proposal to review the port reception facilities directive. ec.europa.eu/transport/site…
16 Jan 2018

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 22
EcoPorts members 93
Total SDM entries 358
Pers certified ports 28
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