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10.08.2020 Locally built CTV launched in Taiwan

The ship constructed with the help of local resources, will be deployed at Yunlin wind farm

Construction work on the new Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) “Prosperous 1 (風盛1號)” for Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan was completed on schedule, followed by a naming ceremony on July 20 in Yilan County. The vessel is the first locally built CTV for Prosperous Wind Shipping in Taiwan and will be used to transport local technicians and materials to Yunlin offshore wind farm. The decision to build the CTV locally was made with respect to Taiwan's offshore local content policy and to strengthen the regional economy. Construction was initiated by the Operator of the Yunlin wind farm wpd Taiwan and the independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik, and effected by the shipbuilding company Prosperous Wind shipping and the shipyard company LungTeh (龍德造船).