ESTA is the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.

Welcome to ESTA

Welcome to ESTA, the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.


We represent national trade associations whose members are mobile crane and access platform, rental and abnormal road transport companies.


Individual companies can become special members if there is no appropriate national association from their country.


ESTA also welcomes affiliate members from relevant clients, government departments, regulatory bodies, service companies and all organisations active in our markets.


In addition, ESTA has recently created the category of “Supporter” for companies that are members of their ESTA’s national associations but who want to become more directly involved in ESTA’s work.


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Latest ESTA News

  • ESTA submits bid for next stage of EU funding for ECOL

    ESTA submits bid for next stage of EU funding for ECOL – says scheme is needed “more than ever”
    A European crane operator licence is needed more than ever to help the industry raise standards while dealing with growing skills shortages and an ageing workforce.
    That is the view of ESTA Secretary Ton Klijn, one of the driving forces behind the ambitious ECOL project.

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  • ESTA’s SPMT best practice guide to be published in six languages

    ESTA’s SPMT best practice guide to be published in six languages
    ESTA’s well-received best practice guide for the use of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) is being translated into six languages to meet demand from across Europe.
    The new guide helps address the problem of trailers occasionally tipping over, even though existing operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

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  • ESTA welcomes engine emissions agreement for mobile cranes

    News that the European Parliament has agreed an extension to the timetable for introducing the new Stage V engine emissions regulations has been strongly welcomed by ESTA.
    “It comes as a huge relief and show what can be achieved by concerted and effective action and lobbying,” said Søren Jansen, director of ESTA, the European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes.

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Upcoming events

  • 22nd of September 2016 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles Hannover

    International exhibition for commercial vehicles.
    The International Automobile Exhibition IAA is the world's most important trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics.

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  • 12th of October 2016 JDL Med, Marseille, France

    JDL Med, October 12-14th, 2016, Marseille, France

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  • 22nd of November 2016 BAUMA China, Beijing, China

    BAUMA China, November 22-25, 2016, Beijing, China

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