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.

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
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

Latest ESPO Tweets

ESPO presenting its views on #OPS. main message: we should not forget that the ultimate goal is lowering emissions……
25 Feb 2021
ESPO welcomes Tran report on more efficient and clean #maritime transport. @KarimaDelli @EP_Transport…
25 Feb 2021
For this year’s conference, ESPO is exploring new solutions, because exceptional times need exceptional answers! we……
17 Feb 2021

EcoPorts in numbers

Countries represented 25
EcoPorts members 101
Total SDM entries 532
Pers certified ports 25
ISO certified ports 57

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