Breaking new ground in eco certification

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An Australian port has broken new ground in Australia and New Zealand by becoming the first port in the region to be certified by EcoPorts, the global environmental and sustainability standard for the ports sector.

The Port of Newcastle in New South Wales has passed the certification tests set by EcoPorts under its Port Environmental Review System (PERS) following stringent independent tests by Lloyd’s Register to measure the port against best practice management around the world.

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