Welcome to the port of Esperance

The Port of Esperance is located approximately 600kms east-southeast (ESE) of Perth, Western Australia and is home to over 12,000 inhabitants.

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

shipping summary
  • 1
Total Tonnage Through Port
8,732,073
Ship visits
190
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

  • 8.4 oC

  • NNW 7 km/h

    gust to 9 km/h

  • 1023.2 hPa

    Wind pressure

  • 0.0 mm

    Rain since 9am

Esperance, Lat: -33.8 Lon: 121.9, 16 Oct 11:30 pm Data Courtesy of BOM.GOV.AU

Latest News

Additional defibrillators at key sites around town, provide additional options for help in the event of an emergency.
Esperance
Southern Ports is proud to support community initiatives that focus on health and wellbeing, like the WA Alcohol Think Again Beach Volleyball Tour.
Esperance
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Skylab crash landing in the town of Esperance
Esperance
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