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Steber scores major marine export award


Steber International’s strong export performance has been acknowledged with a major award win at the annual Australian Superyacht Marine Export Conference. The conference featured the Australian Marine Industry Export Awards, Commercial Marine Industry Awards and Superyacht Awards with Steber’s picking up the 2019 AIMEX Marine Industry Export Performance – Large Exporter. Steber general manager, Alan […]

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Steber resort vessel heading for Hayman Island


Steber International’s latest vessel off its Taree production line will be heading for Hayman Island after final fitout and sea trials on the Manning River. The 38ft (11.5m) flybridge cruiser was launched on high tide following a dawn transfer from Steber’s Elizabeth Street factory in an attempt to minimise disruption to other businesses in the […]

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Steber boosts workforce to match major contracts


While the manufacturing base in the Manning Valley may be shrinking, at least one firm is bucking the trend – Steber International. In the past two years Steber have employed eight apprentices and a similar number of skilled workers to keep pace with contracts for new boat builds as well as ongoing major refits. General […]

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Three new apprentices comes aboard Team Steber


Three apprentice shipwrights joined the team at Steber International this week as the boat builder continues to ramp up staffing levels to keep pace with a hectic production schedule. In the past two years Steber have employed a total of eight apprentices, as well as six skilled staff to keep pace with government, commercial and […]

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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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