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.

Groningen Seaports - Netherlands
21 Sep 2017
Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón - Spain
21 Sep 2017
Port of Harlingen - Netherlands
19 Sep 2017
London Gateway - United Kingdom
14 Sep 2017
13 Sep 2017
APS - Port of Sines - Portugal
30 Aug 2017
Port of Thessaloniki - Greece
29 Aug 2017
Rethimno Municipal Port Fund - Greece
23 Aug 2017
Port of Gothenburg - Sweden
15 Aug 2017
Gibraltar Port Authority - United Kingdom
11 Aug 2017
DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
14 Jun 2017
Port of Rauma Ltd - Finland
05 Jun 2017

Latest ESPO Tweets

.@PortGuadeloupe is shortlisted for the ESPO Award 2017! Check out the interview about their project 👉… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
18 Oct 2017
RT @ShippingSummit: I’s a joy to hear about port authorities supporting green initiatives. That is why Panel 5 discussion is making us so h…
17 Oct 2017
RT @adamfleming: This is the document @MichelBarnier had in front of him yesterday. Comparison of EU/EEA/WTO etc pic.twitter.c...om/IZ8Pk59zgP
17 Oct 2017

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 21
EcoPorts members 89
Total SDM entries 339
Pers certified ports 25
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