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Joris J. Bakker

Founder / Managing Director

Joris is founder and Managing Director of the company. After studying Maritime Management in Rotterdam Joris started his career in shipping in 1993 with Seatrade Reefer Chartering in Antwerp. Having worked with Seatrade for 7 years as Vessel Operator, Line Manager and Trade Manager and responsible for Seatrade's activities in Brasil and Suriname Joris left Seatrade in the year 2000 to become one of the founding partners of GoReefers Group of companies. In 2001 he started West Africa Logistics, a company active in liner service to West Africa which was renamed later on to BSL.