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Houston Pilots: Vessels must override their power limiter to avoid navigational risks

Houston Pilots have issued an alert to inform vessels to override their engine or shaft power limiters prior arrival at the Houston Ship Channel. As part of their efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, some vessel operators have installed (or modified existing) engine power or shaft power limiters. However, in some cases, these limiters may reduce vessel maneuverability in a confined channel to an unacceptable level.

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