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


Master Planning Project
Details of the Port of Esperance Master Planning Project can be found here.


Total Tonnage Through Port
Ship visits
  • 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


  • 16.1 oC

  • ESE 20 km/h

    gust to 28 km/h

  • 1013.7 hPa

    Wind pressure

  • 0.0 mm

    Rain since 9am

Esperance, Lat: -33.8 Lon: 121.9, 21 Oct 04:30 am Data Courtesy of BOM.GOV.AU

Latest News

Early on Tuesday morning Esperance shift superintendent Tony Willoughby was doing an inspection along one of the conveyor belts, when he spotted a Pacific Gull in distress More
The Lions Club of Esperance recently undertook a much needed upgrade to the patient courtyard adjacent to the palliative care wards at the Esperance Hospital.
Staff from the Port of Esperance recently shared stories of their STEM career journey with students from Esperance Senior High School.
Southern Ports is pleased to support Hope Community Services by providing funding to go towards filling their community pantries.
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