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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



Jacket Load Outs at Aker Kvaerner Verdal
Customer: Aker Kvaerner Verdal AS
Location: Aker Verdal Yard, Verdal , Norway
Equipment used: Skidding equipment: 16 x 200T Strand Jacks
Ballast equipment: 44 x 650T/hr ballast pumps, total capacity 28.600T/hr; computerized level control sy
August 2011

Sarens Transrig developed and built a  computerized ballast control system. The system consists of 44 submersible ballast pumps and a computerized Level Indication System, that automatically keeps a barge of 190 m x 50 m x 11 m in level with the quay, within millimetres of tolerance.

Since 2000 Sarens Transrig has loaded out 11 jackets at the Aker Kvaerner Verdal Yard:


Oseberg Sør Jacket, 9.000T, skidding Huldra Jacket, 7.600T, skidding 


- Valhall Jacket, 5.000T, trailer load-out
- Kvitebjørn Jacket, upper part, 5.600, trailer load-out
- Kvitebjørn Jacket, lower part, 9.600 T, skidding

2003 Grane Jacket, 18.000T, skidding
2004 - Clair Jacket, 12.000T, skidding
- Ekofi sk 2/4 M Jacket, 7.000T, skidding
2005 - Buzzard Project, Production Jacket, 7.250T, skidding
- Wellhead Jacket, 7.250T, trailer load out
- Utility Jacket, 6.200T, skidding