A green port


Vision and environmental strategy

“Green Port” represents a philosophy that renovates the way of considering the port and that brings into actions a series of real activities and facts. Activities and facts that have been actively promoted by the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority and that demonstrates a continuous commitment of Port Authority for: enhancing air quality, protection of the Venetian Lagoon, requalification of port areas and energetic efficiency.

Nas Port Authority green strategy aims at constantly improving synergies for port development, both in terms of trades and environment protection.

Environmental Policy

The North Adriatic Sea Port Authority, following the principles of environmental responsibility and of sustainable development, in 2011 set its own Environmental Policy and started developing its own ISO 14001 environmental management system.

According to its Environmental Policy, Port Authority is committed to continuously improve the management of its environmental aspects developing a sustainable supply chain, investing in new technologies and enhancing international and national cooperation.
Moreover, North Adriatic Sea Port Authority aims, on one hand, at preventing and reducing energy and materials consumption, waste production and pollution, on the other hand, at promoting the value of environmental safeguarding among its employees and among companies working in the Port of Venice.

North Adriatic Sea Port Authority environmental management system, certified in 2012 and confirmed in the last years, represents a practical tool able to monitor the environmental aspects related to port activities, their impacts and the positive effects of the green initiatives.
It is possible to download the Port Authority Environmental Policy at the end of the page.

A vessel in the Port of Venice
A vessel in the Port of Venice

ISO 14001 Certificate

The 26th of January 2012 North Adriatic Sea port Authority attained its first ISO 14001 Certificate from RINA certification company. The certificate has been confirmed in the last years and it is still valid. This confirms the continuous commitment of NAS Port Authority to improve its environmental management system.
The field of activities of North Adriatic Sea Port Authority, in line with the instituting Law 84/1994, comprehends “planning and development of port activities. Definition of port master plans. Design, management and technical control of the construction of port works. Issue, renewal and management of licenses, authorizations and procedures related to port activities and state property. Maintenance of common areas within the port. Contracting out and control of general services to port users. Surveillance and control activities with regard to the observance of work safety and health regulations by port companies and workers.”
It is possible to download the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority ISO 14001 Certificate at the end of the page.

"Green" EU Projects

Porto Pulito