Welcome to the port of Esperance

The Port of Esperance is located approximately 700kms (by road) southeast of Perth, Western Australia and is home to over 13,000 people.

First European settlement of Esperance occurred in 1860 and the town has the only port in the south east of Western Australia.

Today the Port of Esperance has its own stevedoring capability and most product handling equipment is owned and operated by Southern Ports.

Exports include nickel, iron ore and grain, and imports include fuel and fertiliser... more

 

PORT MASTER PLAN

The Port of Esperance Master Plan guides the long-term development of our Port and provides a framework from which we can make informed decisions today to optimise our port operations and  infrastructure for the future.

Read more about our Master Plan here.

 

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shipping summary
  • 9239100
Total Tonnage Through Port
12,754,982
Ship visits
202
TRADE (mT)
TRADE (%)
IMPORT (%)
EXPORT (%)
  • Minerals
  • Grains
  • Wood Products
  • Other
  • Non Cargo

Note: Statistics below represent a 12 month rolling summary of trade. Data may not be current and should not be relied upon - see Terms of Use.

Port Status

Port Open
SECURITY LEVEL 1

WEATHER

  • 13.3 oC

  • ENE 7 km/h

    gust to 11 km/h

  • 1022.6 hPa

    Wind pressure

  • 0.0 mm

    Rain since 9am

Esperance, Lat: -33.8 Lon: 121.9, 14 Jul 07:30 pm Data Courtesy of BOM.GOV.AU

Latest News

Southern Ports has extended its partnership with Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation (ETNTAC) to maintain its Port of Esperance grounds and gardens to More
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Southern Ports is extremely disappointed to hear that Mineral Resources will cease operations at its Yilgarn hub in late 2024.
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The installation of important equipment storage at the much-loved Esperance Goldfields Surf Life Saving Club (EGSLSC) has been backed by Southern Ports in its latest round More
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Southern Ports is set to welcome a new iron ore exporter in a deal that will boost iron ore trade by up to 1.5 million tonnes each year through the Port of Esperance.
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