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.

Izmail Sea Port Authority - Ukraine
14 Apr 2021
Port of Bergen - Norway
13 Apr 2021
DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
06 Apr 2021
Dover Harbour Board - United Kingdom
24 Mar 2021
JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG - Germany
16 Mar 2021
Port of Cromarty Firth - United Kingdom
11 Mar 2021
03 Feb 2021
Société d'Exploitation des Ports du Détroit - Port Boulogne Calais - France
02 Feb 2021
Authority Port of Algeciras Bay - Spain
29 Jan 2021
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

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18 Apr 2021
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16 Apr 2021
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16 Apr 2021

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 102
Total SDM entries 538
Pers certified ports 26
ISO certified ports 59

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