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.

Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC - Azerbaijan
21 Jun 2018
Kolding Havn A/S - Denmark
23 May 2018
Port of Oulu - Finland
06 Apr 2018
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

Latest ESPO Tweets

Draft TRAN report @gesine_meissner on Port reception facilities propsal available: many good points. ESPO happy to……
22 Jun 2018
Next MoS Conference on “The Motorways of the Sea Detailed Implementation Plan 2018 and the related Study on MoS inv……
22 Jun 2018
RT @IMOHQ: For this year’s #DayoftheSeafarer, we are asking everyone to #SupportSeafa...rersWellbeing by using this hashtag and share IMO Secr…
21 Jun 2018

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 95
Total SDM entries 393
Pers certified ports 34
ISO certified ports 49

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