Digital Publication is a publication to be viewed in a digital format / softcopy format. In other words, it is known as e-Publications / eBooks. A digital publication will mainly supply via email platform by providing a fresh permit, activation key or license code at anytime and anywhere.



  • UKHO offers digital publications in both ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) and ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (AeNP).

    • ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) is a combination of 3 ranges of UKHO’s paper publications in digital format. They are ADMIRALTY Digital List of Lights (ADLL), ADMIRALTY TotalTide (ATT) and ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals (ADRS).

    • ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (AeNP) is also known as eNP. AeNP is UKHO’s paper publications in digital format to allow mariners to add the updates faster and more accurately as compared to paper publications.

 2. IMO

  • IMO Publications include numerous Conventions, Codes, Regulations, Recommendations and Guidelines prepared by the IMO and sold by IMO Publishing Service.
  • IMO offers digital publications in an e-Reader Program called “IMO Bookshelf”. There 2/3 of IMO paper publications are available in eBooks format.


  • Witherby Seamanship offers digital publications in Witherby Digital Library. Witherby Digital Library allows mariners to build and customize their own digital library from over 600 industry eBooks from IMO, OCIMF, SIGTTO, BIMCO, INTERTANKO, CDI etc.

GMDSS Handbook
The electronic form of the GMDSS Handbook which presents the principles on which the GMDSS is based, the requirements for its implementation, the standards to be met by GMDSS equipment and the method of operation of various radio services which make up the GMDSS.

Ship's Routeing
This CD-ROM contains both the text and charlets of routeing measures, with direct links between the two.
IMO Labels and Symbols This CD-ROM contains images of and information on symbols, labels, marks and signs related to SOLAS, IMO Assembly Resolutionand IMDG Code.

This CD-ROM contains all three volumes of the Manual which provides guidelines for a common aviation and maritime approach to organizing and providing SAR services.

Of all the international conventions dealing with maritime safety, the most important is the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (almost universaly known as SOLAS), which covers a wide range of measures designed to improve the safety of shipping.

This CD-ROM provides a consolidated text of the International Convention for the Preventation of Pollution from Ships, its Protocols and its Annexes, including all amendments adopted up to the end of 2001.

All the information contained within the Code of Safe Working Practices (COSWP) for Merchant Seamen is brought together in a simple to use software package that clearly presents all this information on-screen with powerful search and reference facilities.