Igoumenitsa Port Authority, according to the instructions of the European Communities and the Greek Legislation, provides services for the reception of waste and residuals of ships that approach the sea area of its competence since March 2003.
It has the appropriate equipment for dealing with contamination in the marine environment.
It upgrades environmental protection measures and proceeds directly to the development of an environmental management plan.
On 28/03/2013 Igoumenitsa Port Authority S.A. , was certified by PERS (Port Environmental Review System) by the issuing body ECOPORTS, after approval by the Lloyd’s Register assessor.
Port Environmental Review System (PERS)
Igoumenitsa Port Authority in the framework of the design and gradual development of a modern Environmental Management System according to ESPO / PERS and ISO 14001 standards, proceeded with procedures for applying for the corresponding certificates. In line with the requirements of the standards, the Environmental Policy sets the strategic objectives for environmental management issues and the related commitments to implement them. The standards also define the planning for the identification, assessment and control of environmental hazards, as well as environmental programs for the definition and control of individual actions to improve the level.