Security Requirements at Esperance Port

New security measures were introduced at Esperance Port in accordance with the requirements of the Maritime Transport Security Regulations 2003 as of July 1 2004.

Security Regulated Port

Entry to the Port and particularly the berths is restricted to those persons with a legitimate reason for entry. Access is controlled by electronic access cards. All access gates are monitored by CCTV backed up by security patrols. Unauthorised entry to a restricted area constitutes an offence. Illegal entry attracts a penalty of $10,000 under the Maritime Transport Security Regulations 2003.

INDUCTIONS and access cards

Any person who requires a port Access Card or MSIC will be required to complete an online induction which can be found on the link below. Any induction queries can be directed to MSIC Office on (08) 9072 3337 or by email to

Access cards can only be granted following completion of induction.

EPSL Online Induction System

Charges for MSIC and Access cards..

  Total (GST inc)
MSIC charges (GST inclusive) effective from 01 October 2011:  
Standard MSIC - 2 Year (New or Renewal applications) $250
Standard MSIC - 4 Year (New or Renewal applications) $350
Replacement MSIC $100
Provisional MSIC $129

Access Card
Induction and Access Card $47
Replacement Access Card $47

Payment is required before MSIC applications are processed or Access Induction conducted. Payment by EFTPOS or cheque at the MSIC Office can be made. Purchase order numbers will not be accepted

MSIC/Access Cards

Rachel McGrinder
MSIC Administrator
Office Location
Administration Building, Cnr The Esplanade & Bower Avenue, Esperance, WA 6450
Office Hours
09:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday Excluding public Holidays
Tel: (08) 9072 3337

Please Note: For new MSIC applications you will need to make an appointment

Security Contacts

John Stuart
Induction and Security Manager
Office Hours: 0730–1530 Monday to Friday
Tel: (08) 9072 3367
Mob: 0412 456 334
A/H: (08) 9071 1610
Fax: (08) 9071 7908

Chris Cassam
Security Officer
Tel: (08) 9072 3366
Mob: 0400 763 052



Further Details

General Access

Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)

Information Links