About CptnZeppos

I am Joris Van Bree (1972), an Antwerper who grew up in Mol.

My education at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp has given me an eye for beauty. I find it in Art, Theatre, Novels, Photography, Architecture & Interior, Design and Nature.

I can enjoy sports with indoor rowing, cycling in the city, sailing and skiing.

Mountains and seas are a common thread in my life and have a lot in common.

I am introverted and extroverted.

My curiosity was at the origin of CptnZeppos. During a bike ride through the Port of Antwerp, on my way to the port village of Lillo, I wondered what life would be like on board a cargo ship. After a visit to the impressive Red Star Line Museum, I left Antwerp, aboard The Atlantic Sun, for a 14-day voyage via Liverpool and Halifax to New York. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean, living between water and sky, with only a few passengers, away from the crowd, seas of time, without the internet gave me peace and was inspiring. The contact with the crew and access to the bridge, the engine room made it even more special.

I divided the time on board between reading, writing, photographing and filming, enjoying the colors of water and air, conversations with fellow passengers and crew.

It was a fantastic journey. The experience was overwhelming, indescribable, incomparable.

That is why I now want to give other people the opportunity to make their dream come true.


Joris Van Bree

Founder CptnZeppos

CptnZeppos Bvba
Head Office’s address: Haantjeslei 211 box 2
Office’s address: Antwerp StartUp Village, The CoFoundry, Lange Gasthuisstraat 29, 2000 Antwerp
Enterprise number: BE0722.659.995

CptnZeppos Bvba is a member of the VVR & VVRO with Nr. 9809

The VVR is the professional association that is primarily at the service of its member travel agencies, but also represents the interests of the traveler.
All travel agencies members of the Association of Flemish Travel Agencies meet the requirements of the Belgian Package Travel Act. They therefore have insolvency insurance and civil liability travel agents insurance.