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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 Wisconsin 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


10855 John Ralston Rd
Houston, Texas 77044
+ 1 832 536 3669
+ 1 832 615 2678

9204-A Highway 61
Sorrento, Louisiana 70778
+ 1 225 450

15095 W 42nd St.
Odessa, TX 79764

Sarens USA – East
75 N. Haddon Ave Suite 101
Haddonfield, NJ, 08033
+1 856 503 2121

75 N. Haddon Ave Suite 101
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

1430 South Goodland Road
Hartford, WI 53027
+ 1 414 299 0858

Sarens wins the prestigious training award at the Heavy Lift Awards 2021
As the global leader in heavy lifting and specialised transport, Sarens is proud to have been awarded the Training Award for its endeavors to train its people on the best practices of the industry.
October 2021

Sarens, the reference in the heavy lifting and specilised transport industry, is extremely committed to its people. We believe that it is the people that drive the growth of the organisation as well as the industry. 

At Sarens, we are proud to be honoured for our efforts and commitment towards training the workforce at the Heavy lift Awards 2021 organised in London on 19th October, 2021. 

In their third edition, Heavy Lift Awards are one of the renowned awards recognising the achievements of the project cargo supply chain and honoring the best of the project logistics industry. The Training award is presented either to a company that has adopted an innovative and successful approach to training staff in day-to-day operations, or a company that has provided a comprehensive training programme for a particular aspect of the heavy lift and project logistics sector.

Sarens received the Training award at the Heavy Lift Awards 2021 for its training center which reached a historic milestone in 2020 by obtaining a certificate to offer the European Crane Operator License (ECOL) training to its staff. Not only is the center the first in Belgium to hold this accreditation and one of only four worldwide, it demonstrates Sarens’ commitment to training and upskilling its employees – underpinning the company ethos and positive culture towards training and employee development. Andrew Davies, Business Development & Proposal Manager and Hannes Van Nedervelde, Operations (Project) Manager received the award for Sarens. Sarens also sponsored the Airfreight Solution of the Year Award which was given away by Bev Bentley, Director Strategic Global Projects, Sarens. 

In the heavy lifting industry, ECOL stands for European Crane Operator License, and is the result of an ESTA initiative to investigate how a European craft proficiency certificate for crane operators can be established for the industry.

The ECOL license is especially valuable for operators working on European projects, and is valid in Belgium and across Europe. All operators, regardless of country of origin, can be ECOL certified. ECOL enables every crane operator in Europe to demonstrate that he or she meets the minimum requirements for the industry, and to exercise his or her profession in any European member state without having to attend multiple retraining or examination sessions. Furthermore, ECOL allows every employer to assess the qualifications and experience of any operator applying for a position, and enables every site or plant manager to check the qualifications and experience of any crane operator entering the construction site or plant.

According to our Group Talent Manager, Pieter Van den Eynde, “This award is a meaningful reward for the huge efforts in providing industry related training by our Sarens Training Center and a strong encouragement to keep improving our quality program for our people.”