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TOC Global Showcase Speaker

Justin Atkin
 Representative UK & Ireland
Port of Antwerp


Born in Lincolnshire (UK), Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Humanities from the University of Humberside (Hull). His first position in the maritime industry was in 1994 when he started working as a Shipping Agent for an independently owned Swedish shipping company. In 2000 he took up the position of Assistant Operations Manager at Associated British Ports (ABP) where he soon became Terminal Manager for the Humber International Terminal and later Head of Operations for Immingham & Grimsby. From 2011 to 2016 Justin was Commercial Manager for ABP’s four Humber ports of Goole, Grimsby, Hull and Immingham as well as Key Account Manager for a number of Group accounts. Working as a Consultant since 2016, Justin is an experienced senior manager with a strong operational and commercial understanding of the UK ports and logistics industry, working with a portfolio of corporate companies and SME’s. Justin has been the Port of Antwerp’s Representative in the UK and Ireland since 2018, building relationships with shippers, shipping lines and freight forwarders as well as ports, trade associations and all levels of Government.