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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 to Open New Branch and Depot in Mozambique
Sarens is opening a new branch and depot in Mozambique, just outside the town of Palma
November 2018

As part of an ongoing commitment to serve its clients all over the world, Sarens is opening a new branch and depot in Mozambique, just outside the town of Palma. This new opening is in anticipation of the Mozambique LNG project, which is set to receive a financial investment decision in June of 2019. 

The Mozambique LNG is located on the Afungi peninsula in Cabo Delgado province, where a potential 75 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas have been discovered. Once work begins, it's estimated that more than 10.000 people will be stationed in Palma for the building of the onshore and offshore facilities. 

Although Sarens has been operational in Mozambique since 2011, it has mainly been on a project by project basis. This new branch and depot opening establish Sarens as a permanent presence in the area. Sarens has already brought its 120T and 60T rough terrain, 100T all-terrain, and truck and trailer equipment to the site. Construction of the new depot is now set to begin here, on an approximately 5.600 square-metre yard. 

The depot will be located close to the main street and with the access needed to transport cranes and abnormal loads. The facilities at the depot will mostly be containerised to allow Sarens to move and adjust as per project requirements. These will include: 

  • Accommodation
  • Training facilities
  • Office containers
  • Workshop containers
  • Workshop facilities
  • Washing bay
  • Laydown area
  • Parking area
  • Ablution facilities
  • SHEQ facilities
  • Messing area
  • Gate and security outpost 

As part of its presence in Mozambique, Sarens is investing in training local people. To date, the Group has trained and certified three local crane operators and expects to have an established team of local people trained and upskilled to British O&G standards by the time the LNG project kicks off. 

This new branch and depot will serve the Mozambique LNG as well as the Resettlement Village and Pioneer Expansion Camp, Mocimboa da Praia port expansion and cargo offloading, various oil & gas projects, and the construction of related industrial and civil facilities. 

Clients interested in working with the new branch should contact Francois Wilken, Palma Site Manager, at +258 84 617 9171 or Tim Biesemans, Sales Manager, at +27 60 962 42 82.