The port of Odesa became a member of “Ecoports”

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Published on Friday, 07 February 2014 16:48
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On February 6, Odesa sea port Authority became a member of the working project “Ecoports”, which is the part of European sea ports organization. It became possible due to the preparatory work in seaport, the qualitative organization of the system of ecological safety and the corresponding to European requirements.


It should be reminded that on November 2013, the Ukrainian port branch was presented for the first time at the major ecological forum “Green Port Congress 2013” (Antwerp, Belgium).In the course of the meeting, the representatives of the SE” Ukrainian sea ports Authority” announced about the start of the procedure of entering into European association of “Green ports”- “Ecoports” and about the intention of Ukrainian harbors to become a part of European sea ports organization (ESPO).


“Odesa was the first city which stepped upon the difficult road to become a part of European “Green Ports”. This is an indicator of corresponding to high requirements of ecological safety, acting in ports of Europe. The chief of ecological safety department of the SE” USPA” Sergey Perfiljev said that nowadays, the port of Iljichyovsk and the port “ Yuzniy” make the same preparatory work.