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.

Transport Malta - Malta
01 Jun 2023
Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority (ports of Bari, Brindisi, Manfredonia, Barletta and Monopoli) - Italy
29 May 2023
Port of Vigo - Spain
29 May 2023
Port of Malmö - Sweden
25 May 2023
Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port Authority - France
16 May 2023
Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea - Italy
04 May 2023
Brunsbuttel Ports - Germany
21 Apr 2023
Port of Helsingborg - Sweden
04 Apr 2023
Port of Oslo - Norway
04 Apr 2023
Port of Rauma Ltd - Finland
03 Apr 2023
Port of Thessaloniki - Greece
27 Mar 2023
Port of Bergen - Norway
22 Mar 2023

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EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 104
Total SDM entries 649
Pers certified ports 31
ISO certified ports 54

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