Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy (Greece)

The Ministry of Shipping and Insular Policy (Greek: Υπουργείο Ναυτιλίας και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής) is a government department of Greece.

Ministry of Shipping and Insular Policy
Υπουργείο Ναυτιλίας και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής
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Incumbent
Ioannis Plakiotakis

since 9 July 2019
AppointerPrime Minister of Greece
Inaugural holderGeorgios Katsifaras
Formation1982
Website[1]
The headquarters of the Ministry of Shipping at the Port of Piraeus.

HistoryEdit

It was founded as the Mercantile Marine Ministry (Υπουργείο Εμπορικής Ναυτιλίας) in 1936. On 19 September 2007, it was merged with the Ministry for the Aegean and Island Policy (Υπουργείο Αιγαίου και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής) to form the Mercantile Marine, Aegean and Island Policy Ministry (Υπουργείο Εμπορικής Ναυτιλίας, Αιγαίου και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής).[1][2] The latter was abolished on 7 October 2009 and the shipping portfolio fell under the new Ministry of the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping. It was re-established as the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Islands and Fisheries (Υπουργείο Θαλασσίων Υποθέσεων, Νήσων και Αλιείας) on 30 September 2010, but was again abolished on 27 June 2011 and merged with the Ministry of Regional Development and Competitiveness to form the Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping.[3] It was re-established as the Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean Greek: Υπουργείο Ναυτιλίας και Αιγαίου) on 21 June 2012,[4][5] but was again abolished on 26 January 2015 and merged into the Ministry of the Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism.[6] On 23 September 2015, it was re-established as the Μinistry of Shipping and Island Policy in the Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras.[7] The incumbent minister is Ioannis Plakiotakis in the Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis.[8]

List of Mercantile Marine MinistersEdit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Georgios Katsifaras 5 July 1982 5 June 1985 PASOK
Gerasimos Arsenis 5 June 1985 26 July 1985 also National Economy Minister and Minister for Finance
Efstathios Alexandris 26 July 1985 23 September 1987
Evangelos Giannopoulos 23 September 1987 18 November 1988
Vasileios Sarantitis 18 November 1988 17 March 1989
Antonios Dedidakis 17 March 1989 2 July 1989
Aristotelis Pavlidis 2 July 1989 12 October 1989 New Democracy Tzannetakis coalition government [el]
Nikolaos Pappas 12 October 1989 11 April 1990 Grivas caretaker government and Zolotas national unity government
Konstantinos Mitsotakis 11 April 1990 1 October 1990 New Democracy
Aristotelis Pavlidis 1 October 1990 3 December 1992
Alexandros Papadongonas 3 December 1992 13 October 1993
Georgios Katsifaras 13 October 1993 22 January 1996 PASOK Third Papandreou cabinet
Kosmas Sfyrios 22 January 1996 25 September 1996 First Simitis cabinet
Stavros Soumakis 25 September 1996 13 April 2000 Second Simitis cabinet
Christos Papoutsis 13 April 2000 24 October 2001 Third Cabinet of Costas Simitis
Georgios Anomeritis 24 October 2001 7 July 2003
Georgios Paschalidis 7 July 2003 10 March 2004
Manolis Kefalogiannis 10 March 2004 19 September 2007 New Democracy First Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis

List of Ministers for Mercantile Marine, the Aegean and Island Policy (2007–2009)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Georgios Voulgarakis 19 September 2007 13 September 2008 New Democracy Second Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis
Anastasios Papaligouras 13 September 2008 7 October 2009

List of Ministers for Maritime Affairs, Islands and Fisheries (2010–2011)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Giannis Diamantidis 30 September 2010 27 June 2011 PASOK Cabinet of George Papandreou

List of Ministers for Shipping and the Aegean (2012–2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Konstantinos Mousouroulis [el] 21 June 2012 25 June 2013 New Democracy Cabinet of Antonis Samaras
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis [el] 25 June 2013 27 January 2015

List of Alternate Ministers for Shipping and the Aegean (January–September 2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Thodoris Dritsas 27 January 2015 27 August 2015 Syriza First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras
Christos Zois 28 August 2015 21 September 2015 New Reformist Radical Reconstruction Thanou caretaker cabinet

List of Ministers for Shipping and Insular Policy (since September 2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Thodoris Dritsas 23 September 2015 5 November 2016 Syriza Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras
Panagiotis Kouroumblis 5 November 2016 29 August 2018
Fotis Kouvelis 29 August 2018 9 July 2019
Ioannis Plakiotakis 9 July 2019 Incumbent New Democracy Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Κυβέρνησις ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ Α. ΚΑΡΑΜΑΝΛΗ Από 10.03.2004 έως 19.9.2007 (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  2. ^ Κυβέρνησις ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ Α. ΚΑΡΑΜΑΝΛΗ Από 19.9.2007 έως 7.10.2009 (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  3. ^ Κυβέρνησις ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΥ Α. ΠΑΠΑΝΔΡΕΟΥ Από 6.10.2009 έως 11.11.2011 (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  4. ^ Με 39 μέλη η κυβέρνηση του Αντώνη Σαμαρά. in.gr (in Greek). Athens. 21 June 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  5. ^ Κυβέρνησις ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ Κ. ΣΑΜΑΡΑ Από 21.06.2012 έως 26.01.2015 (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Κυβέρνησις ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ Π. ΤΣΙΠΡΑ Από 26.01.2015 έως 27.08.2015" (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Κυβέρνησις ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ Π. ΤΣΙΠΡΑ Από 21.09.2015 έως 8.7.2019" (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Κυβέρνησις ΚΥΡΙΑΚΟΥ ΜΗΤΣΟΤΑΚΗ Από 8.7.2019 έως ΣΗΜΕΡΑ" (in Greek). Athens: General Secretariat of the Government. Archived from the original on 5 August 2019. Retrieved 31 July 2019.