Environmental Management System (ISO 14001 & ECO PORTS)

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Aqaba Container Terminal EcoPorts & ISO14001:2015 Certified
Aqaba Container Terminal – ACT has achieved the PERS certificate (Port Environmental Review System) from the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO). Our environmental supervisor the project coordinator Eng. Abd Al Wahab Al Shiyab received this certificate during the “international EcoPorts workshop “in Greek in 2014. The environmental management system has been reviewed with the extent of development and improvement of the system through the environmental steering Committee in order to work in achieve our goals and targets that have been planned, in advance. After the success of site audit by Lloyds register quality assurance certification body our environmental management system has been approved ACT got such this international certificate. To be ACT is the second Mediterranean port outside Europe got such certificate.
Recently in April 2016 Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) announced receiving ISO 14001:2015 certification. ISO 14001:2015 is an international standard for an environmental management system (EMS) that helps businesses such as ACT to control and improve practices that are potentially harmful to the environment. Coming after years of dedicated work necessitating collaboration among the environmental steering committee, managerial staff, and employees, ACT is the only company operating in Jordan to have received the 2015 version of ISO 14001:2015 EMS certified. 
Other than establishing a series of quality standards regarding business practices and the environment, ISO 14001:2015 certification also comes with various other benefits to the titleholder, including: reduction of costs through efficient use of materials, management of legal compliance by prioritizing environmental risks, decrease of possibility of duplication of efforts due to a fully integrated business system, command of reputation, leverage of competitive advantage, and ease of integration with other international certifications.
ACT’s final audit to recommend official certification of its EMS came on April 20, 2016 by Lloyd’s Register, the reputable certification body that provides compliance, risk, and technical support. In this audit the  auditor recognized and acknowledge the elements of the environmental management  system for ACT  such as : management commitment, environmental aspects identified and controlled , full legal compliance , employees awareness and culture of environmental  aspects ,internal audit and review- in heart of that,  monitoring programs  such as : sea water ,air pollution, noise measurement programs and disposal of solid waste program.
ISO 14001 certificate (Click here)
PERS certificate (Click here)