Mary Bond

Mary Bond

Managing director publishing and content at Seatrade

Mary Bond is managing director publishing and content at Seatrade, overseeing the company’s cruise and maritime print and online portfolio as well as playing a leading role in shaping live content at Seatrade’s global cruise events.

The editor of Seatrade Cruise News and Seatrade Cruise Review quarterly, the official magazine at Seatrade cruise events worldwide, since both titles were launched, respectively in 1997 and 2000.

She has worked in the shipping industry for 36 years, first for Lloyd’s Register of Shipping before joining Seatrade’s editorial team in 1985.

She covers global cruise stories, as well as editing and overseeing Seatrade’s extensive team of cruise expert writers and moderates at industry events. She is also on the steering committee of CruiseBritian.

Carnival Corp. & plc has successfully retrofited a Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system on Diamond Princess.

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has announced a series of ‘Ultimate Voyages’ ranging from 17 days up to 30 days duration on 228 passenger Scenic Eclipse arriving in early 2019.

International technology group GEA signed a contract for its new transcritical CO2 industrial refrigeration technology with P&O Cruises.

Dreamlines, cruise online travel market leader in Germany and Australia, has expanded its business in the US.





Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is notching up a record-breaking summer season – with a 150% rise in visitors compared to last year.

P&O Cruises’ LNG-powered Iona, launching in 2020, will sail exclusively to the Norwegian Fjords during the inaugural season.

Voyages to Antiquity reports a 38% year-on-year increase in forward bookings for 2019 UK ocean cruise sales, as well as a 82% hike in US sales.

Vladivostok welcomed a maiden call of MSC Splendida with about 3,000 passengers from Japan aboard on Tuesday, becoming longest and highest overall passenger capacity cruise ship ever to call at the Russian Far East port.


Port of Hamburg’s Steinwerder Cruise Center is preparing to welcome back MSC Meraviglia on Thursday plus exactly 5,085 disembarking guests and their more than 7,000 suitcases.

Pullmantur Cruises is planning a return to Israel next year on a single eight day round-trip sailing from Piraeus on Horizon, departing September 1, 2019 calling in Limassol and then onto Haifa and Ashdod.

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