ESTA Awards 2020 shortlist

By Alex Dahm19 March 2020

The finalists for the ESTA Awards 2020 have been announced by the jury of experts.

David Collett, ESTA president, opens the awards evening

David Collett, ESTA president, opens the Users’ Night and awards evening

A record number of entries were received for this year’s European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) Awards of Excellence, presented during the annual ESTA Users’ Night and Awards gala dinner and awards presentation evening.

The awards will now take place on a new date in October - still to be confirmed - rather than 23 April, because of the Coronavirus crisis. Read the full story here.

A maximum of four finalists are shortlisted in each of the ten categories. The 38 selected this year come from 24 companies and 13 countries. They were chosen from a larger group of entries than in any previous year. The 2020 list once again shows how the awards have become a major pan-European event.

The shortlist, by category, is as follows:


Cranes: telescopic, lifting capacity less than 120 tonnes


Kynningsrud Nordic Crane


Cranes: telescopic, lifting capacity more than 120 tonnes


Mammoet Europe

Schot Verticaal Transport

Wagenborg Nedlift


Cranes: lattice boom



Fratelli Paradiso

Sarens NV


Transport: trailer and load under 120 tonnes gross combined weight


Bolk Transport

JCS Trade & Services

Universal Transport Praha


Transport: trailer and load above 120 tonnes GCW

Collett and Sons


Friderici Special

Kahl & Jansen


Combined techniques


Kraanbedrijf Nederhoff

Mammoet Europe

Wagenborg Nedlift



Liebherr-Werk Ehingen

Mammoet Europe

Sarens NV

Windhoist Ireland


Innovation: end user

A Hak Transportbedrijf en Werktuigenverhuur

Sarens BV

Sarens NV

Mammoet Europe


Innovation: manufacturer


Liebherr-Werk Nenzing

Spierings Mobile Cranes

Tadano Demag


SPMT (self propelled modular transporter)



Mammoet Europe

Sarens NV.


The awards evening originally scheduled for 23 April has been postponed until October due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 situation. See the postponement story here. For the latest updates and more on the Awards see: or the event website: or the ESTA association web site:



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The annual ESTA Users’ Night and Awards for the crane and transport industry in Europe


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