Welcome to ECOSLC Raising awareness on environmental protection

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. At the same time the neutral, independent and non profit ECO Sustainable logistics Chain Foundation, ECOSLC started its introduction in ports outside Europe and in port terminals worldwide. 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 World 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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Sustainable Logistics Chain Management System
Tools, Services, Certification
Developed by Ports and companies in Transport, Handling and Storage, to obtain cost effective, environmentally friendly and sustainable end of chain results by logistics chain management as leading principle for improvement. The system has been successfully used in practice in Europe since 2011 and since then improved in a permanent process of learning by doing and improving.
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This is a list of the latest EcoPorts that have either joined or renewed their status.

Hamburg Port Authority - Germany
Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC - Azerbaijan
Administracion Portuaria Integral de Lazaro Cardenas - Mexico
TIPC-Taipei - Taiwan
TIPC-Hualien - Taiwan
Kolding Havn A/S - Denmark
TIPC-Kaohsiung - Taiwan
Puerto Ventanas S.A. - Chile
Port of Oulu - Finland
Test 4 - Netherlands
MONTEVIDEO . PORT AUTHORITY (Administración Nacional de Puertos -Uruguay) - Uruguay
Port of Gdańsk Authority S.A. - Poland
Port of Rotterdam Authority - Netherlands
TCP - Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá - Brazil

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