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Victorian marine rescue expands search capacity


Commissioned by the Victorian State Government, the Port Fairy Marine Rescue Service will take delivery of a new search and rescue vessel in late 2019. The 38ft vessel, built by leading Australian fibreglass manufacturer, Steber International, will help modernise and improve response times and capability of Victoria’s Marine Search and Rescue sector. Mr Wes Oswin, […]

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Global growth potential in new Steber relationship


Leading Australian fibreglass boat manufacturer, Steber International has joined with global defence service supplier, Austability in a partnership that could further boost regional employment opportunities. In opening Austability’s regional office in Taree, relationships manager, Graham Gilkison said: “the partnership stands to help boost local employment and I give ex-servicemen and women, law enforcement and emergency […]

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Largest Steber vessel under construction


Steber International has embarked on its most ambitious project to date – an 18.5m (61ft) fisheries research vessel for the Government of Mauritius. This is the largest vessel yet constructed by the Taree-based fibreglass boat manufacturer. So large in fact, with the fully enclosed flybridge, that the project will need to be finished on the […]

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Apprenticeships talk topic during Premier’s visit


Apprenticeships in regional NSW was just one of many topics for discussion between NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Steber International general manager, Alan Steber during the Premier’s recent visit to Taree. Member for Myall Lakes, Steve Bromhead hosted the tour, which also included Deputy Premier, John Barilaro. Steber International currently have five first year apprentices […]

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Major commercial awards for Steber


Taree’s Steber International has picked up two major awards at the Australian Commercial Marine Group (ACMG) annual conference at Sanctuary Cove. The awards – 2018 Commercial Manufacturer of the Year and 2018 Commercial Industry Champion – Alan Steber have come at a high point in the company’s 72 year history. A delighted general manager, Alan […]

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Old boat brochures now on website


Following numerous requests, Steber International has loaded a number of old boat brochures onto it’s website. Brochure pdfs can be easily located by going to the website www.steber.com.au Home Page, tap on the flashing BOATS tab and then BOAT BROCHURES. It’s a great research tool for do-it-yourself boaties planning their own home repairs/refits or simply […]

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Huge year just gets bigger for Steber


2018 is destined to be one of the biggest and busiest for leading Australian boat manufacturer, Steber International. “Without a doubt we have hit the deck running in what could arguably be the most successful year in the company’s 72 year history” says General Manager, Alan Steber. “And to top it all off we will […]

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Steber’s big build for Australian Navy


Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne announced a major defence contract involving Australian’s leading fibreglass boat manufacturer, Steber International during a flying visit to Taree. Steber has contracted with Thales Australia (prime contractor) to deliver five 38ft support vessels to the Australian Government. In making the announcement, Senator Payne said: “Steber vessels will be […]

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Fourth Steber for Seychelles resort


Steber International has just launched their fourth and largest vessel for the Fregate Island Resort in the Seychelles archipelago. The multi-million dollar Steber 5200 (52ft) will be used for a variety of resort activities covering extended excursions, game fishing and diving. Features include two sleeping cabins, two lounge areas, galley, two bathrooms, inflatable dinghy and […]

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Steber in spotlight at 2017 Defence Expo


A strong presence at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney augers well for the future of Australia’s leading fibreglass boat manufacturer, Steber International. Steber was part of the NSW Government’s Hunter Defence division at Pacific 2017, with defence now a critical sector for the region’s $41 billion economy. In all, 500 companies from […]

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