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Sarens entered US Heavy lift and heavy haul space in 2009 by acquiring Rigging International, a company based in California. We officialy changed the name to Sarens USA, INC. in 2012.

Sarens USA, INC has offices in Houston from where we cover the Gulf area, in Montana from where we cover the Midwest, and in Rowesville from where we cover the East coast.


We provide Engineered Heavy Lifting Services

Heavy Lifting

  • We provide Project-based heavy lift services
  • Turnaround maintenance
  • Installation of turbines & generators
  • Erection of steel structures
  • Erection of heat exchangers
  • Installation of mechanical equipment, drums, casing / inlet ducts, vessels, pumps

Heavy Transport Services

  • Out of Gauge and abnormal load transport
  • Project based heavy transport
  • Rental of specialized transport equipment
  • Factory-to-Foundation

Decomissioning and Dismantling Services

Rental Services

  • We provide bare lease as well as operated rentals services
  • Skidding & jacking


  • New nuclear plant construction
  • Operating nuclear plant
  • Small Modular Reactor (SMR)
  • Decommissioning
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Government
  • Thermal power plants
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Major civil projects including:
    • Airports
    • Bridges
    • Stadia
    • Ports & yards
    • Oversized heavy haul


  • Hydraulic cranes
  • Cranes ranging from 90T to 3200T
  • Hydraulic jacks
  • Strand jacks
  • Self Propelled Modular Trailers
  • Semi trailers
  • Out of Gauge transport


Houston, Texas (Office & Yard)
10855 John Ralston Rd
Houston, TX 77044
Tel: 832 536 3669
Fax: 832 615 2678

Missoula, Montana (Office)
7168 Expressway
Missoula, MT 59808
Tel: 406 543 4427

Rowesville, South Carolina (Office & Yard)
122 River Dr
Rowesville, SC 29133
Tel: 832 714 0176

Sorrento LA (Yard)
9204-A Highway 61
Sorrento, LA 70778
Tel: 225 450 7027



Sarens Installs Two Wind Turbines at Deltapark Neeljte Jans in the Netherlands
Sarens lifts several wind turbine components weighing up to 150T
August 2020

Sarens recently lifted and installed two wind turbines for client Enercon. Work took place at the Windpark Bouwdokken, located on the artificial island of Neeltje Jans in Vrouwenpolder, Netherlands. The Neeltje Jans island was initially built to support construction of the Oosterschelde dam, the largest of thirteen dams and storm surge barriers that now protect the Netherlands from North Sea flooding. Today the island boasts a recently-opened amusement park, the Deltapark Neeljte Jans, highlighting the Netherlands’ relationship to the water.

Sarens had previously been involved in the construction of wind turbines that are now operational on site, and has been contracted to install the remaining turbines for Enercon. For this portion of the agreement, Sarens provided lifting service for the unloading, pre-assembly and main erection of two wind turbines located near and within the Deltapark amusement park.

Sarens engaged two main cranes for the turbine lifts: the CC3800 and PC3800, which were transported by road from other Sarens projects in Spain and France and which remained on-site through mid-May of 2020. Multiple other cranes were also used for unloading components from ships and pre-assembling the clients’ turbine components.

Working inside and close to the amusement park presented special challenges. Because Sarens was not allowed to interfere with the public or disturb any attractions during opening hours, the transport, assembly, and lifting work were planned around these parameters. To minimise impact, the client dedicated one main crane to each turbine.

Each wind turbine had eleven components, the heaviest of which weighed 150 tonnes. These included five tower components, nacelle, generator, hub, and three blades, which Sarens lifted at a height of 100 metres. Because of the limited working area, all components were delivered just in time for lifting: each tower arrived horizontally and was turned to a vertical installation position by the main crane and a 250T auxiliary crane.

Throughout the project, Sarens had to respect the unique environmental character of the area. The job site is located in the middle of a bird breeding area and is a part of the Delta Works of Zeeland, which is protected by the Dutch government. Weather conditions were another important concern: situated directly on the North Sea, the island is prone to heavy wind gusts, requiring Sarens to build special wind supports for each crane and to plan for weather delays.

Sarens commends the engineers, crew, and project managers who were involved in planning, preparing for, and executing this notable achievement!