Ranger Offshore, Inc. And Cross Group, Inc. Form Strategic Alliance

Houston,
TX ,
November
 1 ,
2010
–
Ranger 
Offshore, 
Inc.
and
 Cross 
Group,
Inc.
today 
announced 
that
 through 
an
alliance
 agreement, 
Ranger’s
 HOSS‐II 
saturation 
diving 
system 
will
 be
 deployed 
on 
the 
Crossmar‐14 barge,
which 
will
 provide 
a 
large 
and 
versatile 
work 
platform 
to 
perform 
subsea
 construction 
and
 decommissioning
services.
The
 barge and 
saturation
 system
 are
 available 
for 
immediate
 service.


The
 saturation
 system 
is
 an
 ABS 
classed
 system 
with 
a 
200m‐seawater 
depth 
and
 12‐man rating.
It 
includes
 a
3‐man 
diving 
bell,
a
 launch 
and 
recovery 
system,
hyperbaric 
rescue
 chamber,
stores,
workshop,
spares 
and
control 
van.
The
 Crossmar‐14
 is
 an
 ABS
 classed
 Open 
Ocean 
multi‐purpose
 250’
x
72’
x
16’ 
offshore
 service
 barge 
that 
offers 
quarters 
for
 60‐personnel,
 work 
offices, 
recreation/weight 
room, 
32‐person 
galley,
 safety 
office, 
230 ton
crawler 
crane 
and 
a 
62’
x
50’ 
heli deck 
with
 12,000
lb.
capacity.
 The 
barge 
has 
worked
 in 
the 
Gulf
 of 
Mexico
 and
 Trinidad 
since 
2005,
and 
has 
an 
excellent 
service 
record 
working
 with 
surface‐supplied 
and 
saturation 
diving 
systems 
on 
a 
variety 
of 
projects 
including
 installations, 
repairs 
and 
salvage 
of 
platform 
components, 
subsea
wells, 
pipelines, 
and 
risers,
etc.
The 
on board
 4‐point 
anchor 
system
 is
 supported 
by 
Intercon
 winches
 with 
Vicon 
transmissions 
allowing 
for 
more
 precise
 control of anchor 
wire
 slack 
during 
movement. 
The 
system 
is 
outfitted
 with 
sufficient 
wire 
rope
 and 
anchors 
allowing 
the 
barge
 to
 moor
 into 
water 
depths 
up 
to 
750’.



 

About 
Ranger 
Offshore,
Inc.


Ranger 
Offshore,
Inc.
provides 
sub‐sea
 marine 
construction
 services 
support 
for 
the 
offshore 
oil 
and 
gas 
energy 
industries 
primarily 
in 
the
U.S.
and 
in 
the 
Gulf
of
Mexico.

Ranger 
operates 
a 
fleet
 of
 eight 
diving 
support
vessels 
and 
two 
portable 
saturation 
diving
 systems,
one 
ABS
 classed 
and 
one
 DNV
 classed. 

Headquartered in 
Houston,
TX,
Ranger
 supports 
field 
operations 
from 
its 
base 
in 
New
 Iberia, 
LA.
Ranger 
Offshore,
Inc.
is
 a
portfolio
 company
 of
 SunTx
 Capital 
Partners.

 

About 
Cross 
Group,
Inc.


Cross
 Group,
Inc.
is 
comprised
 of
 companies 
offering
 full
 support 
to 
the 
offshore 
oil 
and 
gas
 energy 
industry
worldwide.
The
 group
 consists
 of
 companies
 offering :
multi‐purpose
 barges
 with 
 both
 DP‐3 
 and
 conventional
mooring
 applications
 and
 lift
 capacities;

 rental/lease
 of
 winches
 and
 deck
 equipment
 for
 use
 on
 vessels, platforms,
 and
 land
 based
 operations;
 in‐shop
 and
 field
 repair/support
 for
 hydraulic
 and
 electric
 driven
 marine
equipment,
 spare
 parts
 for
 a
 full
 range
 of
 equipment
 regardless
 of
 original
 manufacture,
 and
 a
 large
 indoor
facility
 with
 sufficient
 personnel
 to
 perform
 complete
 rebuild
 and
 retrofit
 of
 most
 marine
 equipment
 in
 service today;
 used
 and
 new
 marine
 equipment
 for

 use
 on
 vessels
 or
 platforms;
 and
 IWOCS
 support
 and
 subsea
 intervention
 expertise
 capable
 of
 providing
 product
 sales
 and
 technicians
 to
 operate
 existing
 systems.
 Cross
Group,
Inc.
 is headquartered
 in
 Houma,
 LA,
 with
 32
 acres
 of
 facilities
 and
 equipment
 along
 the
 Intracoastal
 Waterway,
 and
 has
 offices
 in
 Houston,
 TX
 supporting
 marketing
 and
 IWOCS
 operations.
For
 more
 information
  please
 visit
 www.thecrossgroup.com

 

 




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doing
 it 
right,
 the 
first
 time, 
on
 time, 
every
time.”

 

Contact
 for
 Ranger
 Offshore,
 Inc.




Denny
 Swartz,
 VP,
 Business
 Development


Tel:
 281‐ 465‐8331

dswartz@rangeroffshoreinc.com





Contact
 for
 Cross
 Group,
 Inc.


Robert
 Murray,
 President
–
Logistics
 Division

Tel:
281‐370‐0046


bmurray@thecrossgroup.com





 

 

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