Hornsea Two Topsides Hit the Water in Singapore

The topsides for the Hornsea Two offshore substation and the reactive compensation station have been loaded onto Guangzhou Salvage’s vessel Hua Hai Long at Sembawang, Singapore.

Hornsea Two Topsides
Source: Guangzhou Salvage

The topsides will soon be ready to start their journey to the UK, Guangzhou Salvage said.

The topsides were manufactured by Sembcorp Marine.

The jacket foundations for the offshore substation and the reactive compensation station were manufactured in Indonesia and installed in October 2020.

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Offshore construction at the site is well underway. Ørsted, the developer of the project, plans to commission Hornsea Two in 2022.

Photo: Guangzhou Salvage