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Steber’s 21st vessel for Australian Government


Steber International’s latest build for the Federal Government will greatly assist the development of Australia’s future uninhabited surface and sub-surface vehicles. The Steber 40 (40ft) will be the 21st vessel built by Steber’s for the Australian Department of Defence. Following last week’s launch, the vessel will spend three weeks on the Manning River undertaking testing […]

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Steber International strives to maintain competitive edge


Steber International is ahead of the curve when it comes to adapting and adopting new technology and techniques to remain relevant in the ever-changing marine manufacturing environment. And it’s not just a recent reset of the company’s mission statement and goals. “As far back as 2010 we gained Bronze Status in the Sustainability Advantage Program […]

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Steber’s truly stand “the test of time”


There have been many examples over the years of the service longevity delivered by vessels manufactured by Steber International.The photograph above is a simple illustration of that fact. It shows three Steber’s currently in use with the Republic of Mauritius.They are (from left to right): the 41ft Maustral, launched in October, 1986 (35 years old); […]

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Hybrid boat displays “unlimited potential”


While hybrid cars are now commonplace on our roads, development of hybrid boats has been lagging behind – until now. A collaborative partnership between Ampcontrol, University of Newcastle and Steber International has conducted a series of highly successful bench and on-water trials of a hybrid diesel/electric boat prototype. Steber International, General Manager, Alan Steber said: […]

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Early successes for electric hybrid boat


Buoyed by early successes, Steber International’s first foray into electric hybrid boats has now entered the stage three development phase. The electric hybrid is a collaborative effort between Steber’s, Ampcontrol and Newcastle University, with funding support from the Federal Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. Stage one involved bench testing at Newcastle University followed […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE:


As part of our COVIDSAFE practices, all visitors (including trade reps) to our factory in Elizabeth Avenue, Taree NSW are required to sign in and provide contact details. You will also need to undergo a temperature test. Thank you for your co-operation.

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Emergency public access to Steber defibrillator


As part of an ongoing community service program, Steber International is making it’s defibrillator available for emergency public use. General manager, Alan Steber said: “if you are in the vicinity of our factory at 6 Elizabeth Avenue, Taree and in need of such assistance, please call in”. “The defibrillator is located in the front foyer […]

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Bluebottle expands area of operations


In another step forward in the development of “home-grown” unmanned surveillance vessels (USV’s) the Bluebottle now has approval to operate autonomously in Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The Bluebottle USV was borne out of the initial collaboration between Ocius Technology (formerly Solar Sailor) and Steber International. Steber General Manager, Alan Steber said: “it’s great to see […]

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Steber’s 21st vessel for Australian Government


Steber International’s latest build for the Federal Government will greatly assist the development of Australia’s future uninhabited surface and sub-surface vehicles. The Steber 40 (40ft) will be the 21st vessel built by Steber’s for the Australian Department of Defence. The Department of Defence’s Science and Technology Group (DSTG) conducts research in a number of areas […]

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