International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Hellenic Ministry of Mercantile Marine, As an Autonomous Administrative Governmental Institution in the Period 1971-2011. A Descriptive and Critical Approach
Korontzis Tryfon

With the described subject, is attempted to be developed the problematic that occasionally has been supported mainly by scientists of administrative science, as well as by politicians with regard to the expediency of autonomous existence of Hellenic Ministry of Mercantile Marine (MMM) or not, as also and the institutional role that should carried out by the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) as its executives staffed in a huge percentage Services of this ministry. The establishment of the MMM institutionally started in 1936 as undersecretary’s office, established which took place by Metaxas dictatorship and from 1944 as autonomous Ministry until its suppression in 2009. A course that is characterized by enough intensities and administrative reforms so in the interior (as it results from many internal charts regarding its organization) starting mainly in 1971, as also in the wider governmental shaping (suppression/elimination/precedence against other Ministries). It is marked that in October of 2009 the Hellenic Ministry of Mercantile Marine, Aegean and Island Policy (MMMAIP) suppressed, and after 1.5 year approximately and enough governmental palinodes, was established the HCG Headquarters with purely? Police duties.

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