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Piraeus Port Receives “EcoPort” Environmental Certification

olp_piraeusEcoPorts_logoThe Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) was once again honored with the “EcoPort” label, certified by Lloyd’s Register and awarded by the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO).

The President and CEO of PPA, George Anomeritis received the certificate on the sidelines of the workshop “1st EcoPorts Workshop on Waste Reception facilities” held recently in Piraeus.

anomeritis_ecoportThe “EcoPort” status is obtained by any port within the broad ESPO membership upon completion of a Self Diagnosis Method (SDM) checklist. The Port is honored for providing data on the performance of its environmental management program and for contributing in such way to the up-to-date maintenance of the ESPO European Benchmark of performance.

Additional credit is provided to ports that are certified with PERS (Ports Environmental Review System). PERS is the only port sector specific environmental management standard. PERS is the flagship product of the EcoPorts network. It is offered as part of the ESPO services to its members. PERS is independently audited and certified by Lloyd’s Register.

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