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.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Port Authority - Spain
29 Nov 2021
25 Nov 2021
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG, Wilhelmshaven Branch - Germany
23 Nov 2021
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG, Cuxhaven Branch - Germany
23 Nov 2021
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG, Brake Branch - Germany
23 Nov 2021
15 Nov 2021
Port of Vilagarcia - Spain
03 Nov 2021
Port of Turku Ltd - Finland
03 Nov 2021
Port of Constanta - Romania
26 Oct 2021
Belfast Harbour Commissioners - United Kingdom
18 Oct 2021
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
13 Oct 2021
Stornoway Port Authority - United Kingdom
23 Sep 2021

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @LKB_FEPORT: Thank you to the collleagues from @seaeurope @ESPOSecretariat @WaterborneTP @TIC_40 @ETFDockers @ETF_Europe @livia_spera @e
01 Dec 2021
Interesting 1st debate in @EP_Transport on the maritime pillar of #AFIR and #fuelEU proposal. Important remarks by……
01 Dec 2021
RT @Vera_Tax: Bij de @Feport_EU conferentie gesproken over de veerkracht van de maritieme logistieke keten. De enorme uitdagingen in de ene…
01 Dec 2021

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 26
EcoPorts members 121
Total SDM entries 582
Pers certified ports 30
ISO certified ports 70

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