At the drydock of Keppel Verolme in Rotterdam, major maintenance is taking place on the GSF Magellan of Rig operator Transocean. The work is done by blasting and painting company MOPP and the blasting work is being doen with Eurogrit aluminium silicate abrasive (coal slag blasting grit) type A3.
The GSF Magellan is a Harsh Environment Deep Water Jack-up rig, owned by Transocean and taken into operational service in 1992. It operates on the North Sea. It's 69,5m long and 67,6m wide. It's 3 triangle shaped legs are 151m high.