The portfolio of the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy, after the resignation of Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, is taken over by State MP Christos Stylianides following the case of the murder of 36-year-old Antonis Karyiotis, who was pushed into the sea by the staff of the Blue Horizon ship during his departure to port of Piraeus. The announcement was made by the government representative, Pavlos Marinakis, as part of the regular briefing of political editors.