Witherbys launches marine library for seafarers
15 January 2021
Based in Edinburgh, Witherbys is one of
Scotland's largest and most successful publishing companies,
exporting a portfolio of more 400 specialist titles in the shipping
sector to more than 110 countries.
The publisher has now launched new ereader software,
Witherby Connect, to allow seafarers to access the
latest information and guidance instantly and easily. The new
software will enable mariners anywhere in the world to continue to
reference a library of publications, with the hybrid software
delivering more flexibility and security for those working at
Created by Witherbys' in house development team, Witherby
Connect takes advantage of new technological advances to better
answer specific critical requirements for an eBook reader for the
marine industry. The programme has been designed with the new IMO
requirements on cyber security as a major consideration and, in an
increasingly digital world, Witherby Connect will enable access to
all major industry publications and guidance.
Witherby Connect was created following the success of the
company's previous ereaders in providing a comprehensive marine
library, with the additional benefit of flexibility to use on and
offline, while bringing all previously enjoyed search capabilities.
The product protects the IP of authors and publishers, is browser
based so suitable for use even when internet provision cannot be
guaranteed and users can print and copy limited extracts for
For more information about Witherby Connect, see the press release of 13 January 2021.
For more information about Witherbys, please visit https://www.witherbys.com.