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.


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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


  • 13.5 oC

  • SW 15 km/h

    gust to 28 km/h

  • 1028.4 hPa

    Wind pressure

  • 0.6 mm

    Rain since 9am

Esperance, Lat: -33.8 Lon: 121.9, 19 Aug 07:00 pm Data Courtesy of BOM.GOV.AU

Latest News

Southern Ports has signed an agreement with Horizon Power to purchase power for the Port of Esperance, commencing March 2022.
Master planning to chart the Esperance Port's development and infrastructure needs over the next 30 years has kicked off today, with the release of a public survey.
The WA Government recently announced $10.2 million of funding for priority works at the Esperance Port
Southern Ports’ Contracts Advisor, David Mureithi, has relocated from Perth to Esperance with his wife and four kids.
This is not the first time David has relocated, More
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