Greece appoints Ioannis Plakiotakis as new shipping minister

The newly-elected prime minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has appointed his cabinet and among the 51 new appointments Ioannis Plakiotakis has been named as minister of shipping.

Plakiotakis, 50, has held roles in the government previously including deputy labour minister and deputy minister for national defence.

The new ministers will be sworn in on Tuesday at the presidential mansion in Athens.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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