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.

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
Port of London Authority - United Kingdom
08 Jul 2022
Port of Moerdijk - Netherlands
05 Jul 2022
Port of Ystad - Sweden
30 Jun 2022
Peterhead Port Authority - United Kingdom
29 Jun 2022

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @cinea_eu: Today we'll be at #EUSEW2022 to discuss offshore #renewables and how the revised TEN-E Regulation on #energyinfrastructure pr…
28 Sep 2022
ESPO Award 2022: The projects of the #ports of @apceuta, @portofbarcelona, Tallinn and the collaborative project o……
26 Sep 2022
RT @AnnaleenaMkl: Ports are ready to facilitate the Green transition of economies and decarbonisation of transport - a dedicated co-funding…
23 Sep 2022

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 104
Total SDM entries 621
Pers certified ports 30
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