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    Pemex contract for Sparrows


    Sparrows wins 5 year contract to maintain 41 cranes for Pemex in Mexico

  • Sparrows specialises in offshore lifting, crane engineering and services, mechanical handling, pipe

    Five-year Maersk contract for Sparrows


    A five-year contract for an undisclosed amount has been awarded to Sparrows for the provision of hydraulic, lifting and rigging services to Maersk Oil's offshore oil operations

  • Sparrows Group will supply 103 cranes for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind fa

    Sparrows to supply cranes for wind farm


    Aberdeen, Scotland-based Sparrows Group has signed a contract to supply 103 cranes for installation at ScottishPower Renewables’ 714 megawatt East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm

  • EBI C30 crane

    Sparrow picks up EBI business


    UK-headquartered Sparrows Group’s global network of engineering and refurbishment workshops has been appointed as authorised service and repair centres for liftboat and marine crane manufacturer EBI

  • Gordon Sparrow 1933 - 2016

    Gordon Sparrow 1933-2016


    IC regrets to report that Gordon Sparrow, the last of the three founders of UK crane rental company Sparrows crane hire (GW Sparrow Sons), died on 1 June aged 82

  • Sparrows Group under roller

    Sparrows to build 500 tonne under rollers


    Sparrows Group has won a contract from Oceaneering International to design and manufacture two 500 tonne powered and jackable under rollers

  • Sparrows specialises in offshore lifting, crane engineering and services, mechanical handling, pipe

    Sparrows profit up by nearly 25%


    Offshore lifting specialist Sparrows reported a rise in profit of nearly 25 % and an increase in annual turnover of 12 % in 2013

  • Current chief executive, Doug Sedge, who has been with the company for four and half years, has anno

    New CEO at Sparrows


    Oil and gas industry service provider Sparrows has appointed Stewart Mitchell as chief executive for the UK-headquartered global offshore and mechanical handling group

  • Doug Sedge, chief executive officer at Sparrows

    Sparrows reports profit increase


    Offshore lifting and mechanical handling services company Sparrows UK, has announced increases in profit and turnover for 2012

  • Sparrows chief executive officer, Doug Sedge

    Contracts worth £190 million for Sparrows


    Offshore lifting and mechanical handling company Sparrows in the UK has secured new business deals worth close to $300 million

  • Doug Sedge, Sparrows chief executive officer

    Rebranding and major contracts at Sparrows


    Sparrows, a Scotland-based offshore lifting and handling specialist, signed contracts worth more than UK£36 million (US$55.5 million) in January 2010

  • Sparrows Offshore has been appointed as sole agent in  Norway for Stahl Crane Systems EX Explosion P

    Sparrows appointed by Stahl in Norway


    Sparrows Offshore has been appointed sole agent in Norway for Stahl Crane Systems EX explosion protected overhead cranes and hoists. The appointment follows a partnership that has seen Sparrows act as agent for Stahl in the UK North Sea for almost a decade, an agreement which has also been renewed

  • Lessons learned in offshore lifting can be transferred to onshore lifting

    Making waves


    Safety and maintenance are a top priority in the offshore industry. Euan Youdale speaks to one company about the progress of its latest safety programme and rounds up news in the sector