About Port of Esperance

The Esperance Port Authority trading as Esperance Ports Sea and Land merged with Bunbury Port Authority and Albany Port Authority on 1 October 2014, and together they form the Southern Ports Authority.

The Port of Esperance has seen trade increase rapidly during the previous decade, and in the 2014/15 financial year exports reached a record 15 Million tonnes.
The major products exported through the Port of Esperance includes Iron Ore, Nickel and Grain.

The Port is a regional hub for trade, also handling handles bulk imports such as fuel, fertilizer, containers and sulphur.

Port of Esperance's principal functions are to:

  • facilitate trade within and through the Port and plan for the future development of the Port;
  • be responsible for the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operation of the Port.


Southern Ports Auuthority is governed by a Board of suitably qualified and responsible members. Details of our Current boad can be found a here



Key community and trade contacts on the Port of Esperance's Management Team are:

Alan Byers General Manager Ports - SPA, Port of Esperance
Captain Rob Lovell Harbour Master and Marine Manager
Megan Marion Finance Manager
Mick Cole Maintenance Manager
Greg Solly Port Service Manager
Alex Leonard Environmental Manager