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.

10 Dec 2019
Port of Felixstowe - United Kingdom
04 Dec 2019
Port of Malmö - Sweden
26 Nov 2019
Civitavecchia Port Authority - Italy
26 Nov 2019
Belfast Harbour Commissioners - United Kingdom
05 Nov 2019
Port of Roenne - Denmark
24 Oct 2019
Port of Den Helder - Netherlands
08 Oct 2019
Cattewater Harbour Commissioners - United Kingdom
23 Sep 2019
Ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven - Germany
11 Sep 2019
10 Sep 2019
London Gateway - United Kingdom
28 Aug 2019
NV Port of Harlingen - Netherlands
21 Aug 2019

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @EU_Commission: Wednesday 11 December at 13:00 CET President @vonderleyen will present the #EUGreenDeal: a new growth strategy for our e…
10 Dec 2019
RT @EU_Commission: On 11 December we'll present the #EUGreenDeal: a new growth strategy for our economy, people & planet. Executive Vice-Pr…
09 Dec 2019
RT @EMSA_LISBON: #Green #ports and #digitalisation of #maritime transport were at centre of today's discussions between EMSA Executive Dire…
04 Dec 2019

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 115
Total SDM entries 457
Pers certified ports 32
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