20 years 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.

Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
14 Nov 2017
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
01 Nov 2017
Groningen Seaports - Netherlands
21 Sep 2017
Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón - Spain
21 Sep 2017
Port of Harlingen - Netherlands
19 Sep 2017
London Gateway - United Kingdom
14 Sep 2017
13 Sep 2017
APS - Port of Sines - Portugal
30 Aug 2017
Port of Thessaloniki - Greece
29 Aug 2017
Rethimno Municipal Port Fund - Greece
23 Aug 2017
Port of Gothenburg - Sweden
15 Aug 2017
Gibraltar Port Authority - United Kingdom
11 Aug 2017

Latest ESPO Tweets

European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget @EP_Transport @transport_eutwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
23 Nov 2017
@richard_bpa @PortsWatch @britishports Of course we did, Richard😜! You missed some nice biscuits at the meeting!
22 Nov 2017
The ESPO Award pictures are available at espo.be/espo-award-2017 - Have you already checked them you? 😉 📸 pic.twitter.c...om/nrLdhuMzQM
20 Nov 2017

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 21
EcoPorts members 90
Total SDM entries 341
Pers certified ports 25
ISO certified ports 48

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