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