EcoPorts News

ESPO congratulates the Port Authority of Melilla (Spain) for achieving PERS certification

21 Nov 2016

ESPO is delighted to congratulate the Port Authority of Melilla for achieving PERS certification. The port authority, which joined the EcoPorts network in 2016, is achieving PERS certification for the first time. ESPO welcomes the port to the distinguished network of PERS certified ports and congratulates the port 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 27 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.