About us


We are a global provider of specialist engineering, inspection, operations and maintenance services to the offshore energy, renewables and industrial markets.

Our journey

  • 1946

    Founded by Sparrow family in Bath, UK

  • 1975

    Supplied crane operators to Forties field North Sea.

  • 1983

    First training facility launched in Aberdeen, UK.

  • 1990-1999

    Moved into Angola, Australia and UAE.

  • 1999-2006

    • Moved into US
    • Acquired Martec, American Aero / Titan, Dynamic Cranes, Bucyrus Erie IP.
  • 2006-2016

    • Moved into Indonesia, Singapore, Qatar, Brazil, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad & Tobago
    • Acquired Marine & Mainland, Aberdeen Hydraulics, Baricon, Servtech.
  • 2016 to today

    • Acquired wind energy specialist Alpha Offshore (Dec 2017)
    • Entered onshore industrial sector in US
    • JV partners established in Saudi Arabia.


Sparrows Group overview

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