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.

North Sea Port SE - Netherlands
25 Nov 2022
Milford Haven Port Authority - United Kingdom
11 Oct 2022
Port of Rotterdam Authority - Netherlands
06 Oct 2022
Aqaba Container Terminal - Jordan
02 Oct 2022
Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque - France
19 Sep 2022
Groningen Seaports - Netherlands
19 Sep 2022
01 Sep 2022
Port of Helsinki - Finland
29 Aug 2022
Port of Pori Ltd - Finland
23 Aug 2022
Shannon Foynes Port Company - Ireland
19 Aug 2022
Riga - Latvia
15 Jul 2022
Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. - Poland
11 Jul 2022

Latest ESPO Tweets

Relive the ESPO 2022 Award evening! You are a bit nostalgic, or missed the evening? You can now find all the pictur……
25 Nov 2022
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22 Nov 2022
RT @EU_shipping: 🇪🇺Shipowners, ports, cruise & ferries, shipyards & manufacturers, fuel suppliers, ship managers, clusters shippers, forwar…
22 Nov 2022

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 104
Total SDM entries 625
Pers certified ports 28
ISO certified ports 58

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