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.

NV Port of Harlingen - Netherlands
21 Aug 2019
Gibraltar Port Authority - United Kingdom
14 Aug 2019
Port of Gothenburg - Sweden
13 Aug 2019
Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón - Spain
09 Aug 2019
Aberdeen Harbour Board - United Kingdom
09 Jul 2019
Port of Thessaloniki - Greece
01 Jul 2019
Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority (ports of Bari, Brindisi, Manfredonia, Barletta and Monopoli) - Italy
25 Jun 2019
Port of Vigo - Spain
30 May 2019
Port of Rauma Ltd - Finland
28 May 2019
DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
26 Apr 2019
Grand Port Maritime de Marseille - France
18 Apr 2019
Brunsbuttel Ports - Germany
11 Apr 2019

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @NavClimate: With #extremeweather events around the world this year and records of all kinds being broken, this is a call to all #ports
23 Aug 2019
RT @AnnaleenaMkl: Digital Transport Days in Helsinki. Let’s meet from 7th to 9th Oct and talk about #digitalisation of Ports and logistic s…
21 Aug 2019
RT @GreenPortBiz: European #ports are a strategic partner in achieving Europe’s #climate and environmental goals, says #ESPO Secretary Gene…
16 Aug 2019

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 115
Total SDM entries 446
Pers certified ports 32
ISO certified ports 54

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