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Overseas recognition for Steber International


“After 71 years we are now internationally recognised as a leading commercial boat manufacturer”. That was Alan Steber’s enthusiastic summary after winning the Commercial Manufacturer of the Year Award at the Australian Superyacht, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry Conference held in conjunction with this year’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Alan, General Manager of […]

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More accolades for Taree boat builder


Steber International could be vying for two NSW State Business Awards covering export and innovation following recent award wins on the Mid North Coast. The awards, for Excellence in Innovation and Excellence in Export were presented at the 2017 MidCoast Business Awards, which puts Steber into regional judging categories and ultimately consideration for NSW State […]

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11th Steber vessel for NSW Water Police


Steber International has just manufactured its 11th vessel on behalf of the NSW Water Police. WP32 is a high speed, long range pursuit vessel reaching speeds in excess of 30 knots (60 kph). The latest addition to the Water Police fleet has a range of 350 nautical miles with a towing capacity to handle vessels […]

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Steber hull used for new luxury vessel


Steber International’s 11m hull has been used in construction of the latest luxury sports limousine created by Van Diemen Luxury Craft, Tasmania. The hull, which was manufactured at Steber’s factory complex in Taree, NSW, was shipped to Tasmania for fit-out, including Van Diemen’s signature convertible roof and windows. “The proven hull design was a key […]

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Fourth Steber vessel for Seychelles resort


Work has started on a fourth vessel for the Fregate Island Resort in the Seychelles archipelago and is due for delivery later this year. The Steber 5200 (52ft) will be used for a variety of resort activities covering extended excursions, game fishing and diving. Features also include two sleeping cabins, two lounge areas, galley, two […]

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USV Bruce world leader in on-water surveillance


Sea trials are being scheduled for the latest Stinger Bluebottle Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV)following its recent christening and maiden voyage. The 5.6m Stinger, named Bruce, has been developed by Oscius Technology in partnership with leading Australian fibreglass boat manufacturer, Steber International of Taree. “Bruce will have more power from solar, more payload space, carrying and […]

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Steber helping promote manufacturing


Steber International never misses a chance to promote manufacturing in Australia. The latest example is hosting industrial arts teacher, David Lewers from Great Lakes College Senior Campus. David spent two days at Steber’s Taree factory complex as part of his V.E.T. (Vocational Education and Training) qualification program. As part of the process David is required […]

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Marine Rescue Port Macquarie


Port Macquarie’s new Steber-built Marine Rescue vessel arrives at it’s home port.

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Steber leads the way in pilot apprenticeship scheme


Steber International is leading from the front when it comes to employing local apprentices, by taking part in a pilot distance learning program. And Beau Paff from Taree is a prime example of how the program is working at a local level. Beau is an apprentice shipwright at Steber’s Elizabeth Street factory. He receives practical […]

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Steber refits continue to grow in demand


The refit business continues it’s rapid growth trend at Steber International, for both Steber and non-Steber built vessels. “And the pace quickens as the summer boating season approaches”, says general manager, Alan Steber. “Just today we witnessed the departure of a Fairway 36 cruiser and the arrival of a Steber 37 fishing vessel. “The Fairway […]

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