Archive | September, 2013

Steber rescue boat “test drive” by PNG

Taree boat manufacturer, Steber International, is hopeful of expanding it’s fleet purchases to Papua New Guinea following a recent high level government visit.  The firm has already supplied over 10 vessels to PNG to fill a number of marine roles including a university fishing training vessel.  PNG Treasurer, Mr Don Poyle, accompanied by general manager, […]

Steber’s innvoative storage solution for yachties

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has adopted an innovative storage solution, designed and manufactured by Steber International based in Taree.  The CYCA has ordered 100 fibreglass crew storage boxes which will be hired out to members at  their Rushcutters Bay headquarters. The bay is famous as the starting point for the annual Sydney […]

Steber refit ready for charter work

 A Queensland government workhorse will be transformed into a 41ft utility cruiser during a three month refit at Steber International, Taree.  The Serenia, built for the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage in 1993, is now owned by three partners in Melbourne. They commissioned Steber, the boat’s original builder, to undertake the major refurbishment.  Owners […]

Refits come in all shapes and sizes

Returning boats to their former glory, upgrades, general repairs and maintenance – more commonly know as refits – is an important growth area for Taree boat manufacturer, Steber International.  Here are two examples at both ends of the spectrum – one a 40-year-old 17-foot fishing boat, the other a modern 30-foot cruiser. Both have benefitted […]

2nd Steber 38 security vessel for Port of Melbourne – contract signed

Boat manufacturer, Steber International has again been selected to deliver a second security vessel for the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC). This follows the successful deployment of the MV Tim Muir in 2010, which was also built by Steber at their Taree factory complex. The 38-foot vessel will add to PoMC’s security and incident response […]