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
27 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018
Peterhead Port Authority - United Kingdom
12 Sep 2018
Port of Cartagena - Spain
11 Sep 2018
04 Sep 2018
Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port Authority - France
17 Aug 2018
Port of Aalborg - Denmark
12 Jul 2018
Milford Haven Port Authority - United Kingdom
06 Jul 2018
Hamburg Port Authority - Germany
25 Jun 2018
Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC - Azerbaijan
21 Jun 2018
Kolding Havn - Denmark
23 May 2018
Port of Oulu - Finland
06 Apr 2018

Latest ESPO Tweets

ESPO Environmental Report 2018 on environmental performance of EU port sector is out! Check it out here:……
18 Oct 2018
RT @sotirisraptis: .@ESPOSecretariat Environmental Report presented @GPCongress: Air quality, climate change and marine litter among the To…
17 Oct 2018
RT @Transport_EU: Kick off meeting w/ Romanian EU Presidency - crucial presidency to deliver important files before the recess of the @Euro
16 Oct 2018

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 24
EcoPorts members 98
Total SDM entries 402
Pers certified ports 32
ISO certified ports 51

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