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.

Port of Waterford - Ireland
20 Jan 2022
APSS - Portugal
17 Jan 2022
Port of Esbjerg - Denmark
13 Jan 2022
Port of Kristiansand - Norway
12 Jan 2022
Shoreham Port Authority - United Kingdom
10 Jan 2022
Tanger Med Port Authority - Morocco
07 Jan 2022
Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia - Spain
04 Jan 2022
Volos Port Authority S.A. - Greece
28 Dec 2021
Volos Port Authority S.A. - Greece
22 Dec 2021
20 Dec 2021
Port of Tallinn - Estonia
20 Dec 2021
10 Dec 2021

Latest ESPO Tweets

Time to leave your screen! we are looking forward to see you all IN PERSON in #Valencia on 2 and 3 June for the ESP……
17 Jan 2022
ESPO sits with Ansis Zeltins, CEO of Freeport of Riga. He explains the projects and investments for the next years……
21 Dec 2021
As gateways to trade and nodes linking Europe’s regions and islands, #ports connect people, cultures, countries and……
20 Dec 2021

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 26
EcoPorts members 117
Total SDM entries 595
Pers certified ports 30
ISO certified ports 68

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