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.

Chornomorsk branch of State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (Illichivsk Sea Port Authority) - Ukraine
22 Jan 2021
Salcombe harbour - United Kingdom
11 Jan 2021
port of Den Oever-Hollands Kroon - Netherlands
10 Jan 2021
Port of Aalborg - Denmark
17 Dec 2020
Guadeloupe Port Authority - France
11 Dec 2020
North Tyrrhenian Ports Sea - Italy
04 Dec 2020
Aqaba Container Terminal - Jordan
30 Nov 2020
Port of Valletta - Malta
04 Nov 2020
Port of Barcelona - Spain
26 Oct 2020
Shannon Foynes Port Company - Ireland
16 Oct 2020
Hamburg Port Authority - Germany
29 Sep 2020
Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque - France
23 Sep 2020

Latest ESPO Tweets

RT @Transport_EU: This afternoon, @AdinaValean will present her vision for the future of #EUTransport in TRAN Committee – the Sustainable a…
25 Jan 2021
Save the date: ESPO Conference Regatta 2021 - 25-28 May! This year ESPO will be sailing towards you: We are crossin……
23 Jan 2021
RT @ESPOSecretariat: Save the date: ESPO Conference Regatta 2021 - 25-28 May! This year ESPO will be sailing towards you: We are crossing E…
22 Jan 2021

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 114
Total SDM entries 529
Pers certified ports 24
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