The European Sea Ports Organisation is the principal interface between European seaports and the European institutions and its policy makers.

ESPO represents the port authorities, port associations and port administrations of the seaports of 22 Member States of the European Union and Norway at EU political level. ESPO also has observer members in Albania, Iceland, Israel, Montenegro, Ukraine and United Kingdom.

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ESPO Secretariat
TEN-T policy must recognise essential role ports play in new energy supply chains. By counting only tonnes in…
Tweet | 22 Mar 16:42
ESPO Secretariat
Today ESPO had a fruitful and open discussion with Commissioner @AdinaValean.
Tweet | 22 Mar 16:21
The ESPO award 2023 will place nature restoration projects in Europe’s ports in the spotlight – the competition is open
Press Release | 16 Mar 2023
ESPO Conference – 1 and 2 June 2023 – Bremen: Time to register!
Press Release | 09 Mar 2023
The share of female participation in ESPO’s work remains relatively high in 2022
Press Release | 08 Mar 2023
EU ETS Maritime: Managing bodies of Europe’s ports and Private Port Operators welcome Commission monitoring of carbon and business leakage, but call for early and robust action against evasion
Press Release | 07 Mar 2023
North Sea Port renews its PERS-certification
Press Release | 01 Mar 2023
Interview of Isabelle Ryckbost for Port Strategy – Never waste a good crisis
Espo in the press | 23 Jan 2023
Position of the European Sea Ports Organisation on the Commission proposal for a Directive amending the Directives on Renewable Energy, Energy Performance of Buildings and Energy Efficiency
Position paper | 02 Nov 2022
Contribution of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) to the Call for evidence for the evaluation of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation - October 2022
Position paper | 19 Oct 2022
Review of the EU Consortia Block Exemption Regulation
Position paper | 19 Oct 2022
ESPO adopts Valencia Declaration on Empowering Europe’s ports
Position paper | 18 Jul 2022
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