BT

13:31 Feb 15, 2021
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Norwegian term or phrase: BT
What might BT mean here?

Here are a few sentences for context.

(lights in the area around the centre console) BT dimmes til minimum.

two generators were producing power, BT possibly available
Utsetting anker/BT

10 seconds to start the drive motor before BT is ready.



(can't mean Gross Tonnage in this context)
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 20:23


Summary of answers provided
2bow thruster
brigidm


  

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
bow thruster


Explanation:
A wild guess :-)

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Note added at 34 mins (2021-02-15 14:06:00 GMT)
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Probably not, but it was the best I managed :-)

Example sentence(s):
  • Bow thrusters (BT) are generally installed to replace the use of tugs, which are hired by the vessels coming to port.

    https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CAFA_enNO633NO633&sxsrf=ALeKk02_IH3Zq3taXJ7GnW3a_QCAs4D-Ow%3A1613396956026&ei=3HsqYJOGAZOGwPAPyr6-4Aw&q
    https://www.marineinsight.com/marine-navigation/how-bow-thruster-is-used-for-maneuvering-a-ship/
brigidm
Norway
Local time: 20:23
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: that's interesting! (simple as that?)

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