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New library and favorites function on Marine-Pilots.com


published on 19 August 2021 112 -

Marine-Pilots.com has launched a new function for registered users today. From now you can tag articles and videos as favorites or sort them in personal libraries that can be created individually.

In addition, users can add their own text and cover image to the libraries and share them via link (sample here). Registered users can follow libraries by clicking on the follow option.

The library feature is in a free open beta phase until further notice.

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