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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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Steber steps up to help save endangered Manning Turtle


Steber International is throwing it’s weight behind efforts to save the endangered Manning River Helmeted Turtle. A specially constructed Aussie Ark facility at the Australian Reptile Park has been tasked to establish “robust and healthy insurance population” as numbers in the wild have significantly declined in recent years. (Just this week the first hatchlings hit […]

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Vessel launch heralds new era in Australia-Mauritius relations


Investigator II, a new multi-purpose support vessel constructed by Steber International was co-funded by the Australian and Mauritian governments to assist in research of the blue economy. The vessel was officially launched by Mauritian Prime Minister, the Hon. Pravind Jugnauth in the presence of Minister of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, the Hon. […]

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Steber’s partnership with Yanmar lasts the test of time


A partnership spanning 20 years, involving the installation of around 150 engines speaks volumes for the relationship between Steber International and Yanmar. Steber has built Yanmar powered vessels for both the domestic and export markets. General manager, Alan Steber said: “Two of the latest Yanmar powered export vessels have been a 52ft Canyon Runner for […]

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Largest Steber ever built hits the water


Steber International launched it’s biggest vessel yet into the Manning River at Taree before an enthusiastic crowd of local dignitaries, current and former staff and interested onlookers.The vessel, coming in at 18.6 metres (61ft) weighing in excess of 35 tonnes and having a height of just over seven metres, it certainly captured the attention of […]

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