Alan Steber- SCIBS, exports, innovations and awards

Alan Steber with his award winning device, the SSS Bluebottle
Jeni Bone
At the recent 2014 Club Marine Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Awards, organized by the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) and Superyacht Australia, Steber International was awarded the ‘Most Innovative Exported Product’ Award for their state of the art SSS Blue Bottle – Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV).

The device addresses the worldwide demand for small security vessels which can be operated by one person, on-shore and away from any dangers. This vessel can operate 24/7 and uses solar power.

Steber International is one of Australia’s major luxury boat builder and is also one of the Pacific’s best fibreglass commercial boat manufacturers for vessels ranging from 6m to 21m.

Specialising in purpose built fibreglass boats, the wide range of highly successful proven Steber designs have been utilised for commercial fishing, diving and sightseeing charter, police, patrol and rescue operations, paramilitary, utility, and professional sport and game fishing work.

Here, Alan Steber explains the current scope of works for Steber International, the award-winning SSS Blue Bottle and the export achievements of this family company, based in Taree, but exporting to the world.

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