EcoPorts News

ESPO congratulates Shannon Foynes Port Company (Ireland) for achieving PERS certification

05 Dec 2016

ESPO is delighted to congratulate the Shannon Foynes Port Company for achieving PERS certification. The Shannon Foynes Port Company, which joined the EcoPorts network in 2011, is achieving PERS certification for the second time. ESPO congratulates the port company on its commitment and achievement.
PERS is the only port sector specific environmental management standard. It is the flagship product of the EcoPorts network and is offered as part of the ESPO services to its members through the EcoPorts website ( Compliance with the PERS standard is independently assessed by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance and the certificate has a validity of 2 years. There are 28 ports in Europe and its neighbouring countries currently certified by PERS. ESPO encourages all ports within its membership to join the EcoPorts network and apply for PERS certification.