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Ferries, ships docked at Greece’s ports due to 24h strike on May 1

All ships and ferries will remain docked at ports throughout Greece on Sunday, May 1, 2022, due to a 24-hour strike, the    the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced on Tuesday. Affected are all ships of all categories. Τhe strike starts at 00:01 on Sunday, May 1, and ends at …

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Greece-General Strike to paralyze public transport, sea and air traffic UPDs

Public transport, sea and air traffic will be heavily disrupted or just paralyzed on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, as several transport workers unions have declared to participate in the 24-hour general strike. For 24 hours, ferries will remain docked at the ports and airplanes will be grounded at the airports, …

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Ferries docked at Greece’s ports, sea traffic disrupted due to winds up to 10 Beaufort

Stormy winds blowing with intensity up to 10 Beaufort in the Aegean and the Ionian Sea on Tuesday, February 8, have disrupted sea traffic and forced big and small ferries to be docked at the ports of several parts of Greece. Ferries remain docked at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina …

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Ships and ferries docked in Piraeus, Rafina & Lavrio due to gale force winds

Ships and ferries in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrion bound for islands in the Cyclades, in the Dodecanese and the island of Crete remained docked on Thursday due to high winds registering up to 9 on the Beaufort scale. Sailings in the Argosaronic Gulf – Angistri, Egina, Hydra, …

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Greece’s Seamen Federation extends strike to Dec 13

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced an extension of the 48-hour sailors’ strike for all categories of ships until December 13, 2021. The extension strike starts at 00:01 on Sunday, December 12, and ends at midnight on Monday, December 13, state run news agency amna reports on Saturday evening. The …

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Ferries, ships docked as Greece’s seamen go on 48h strike, Dec 10-11

Ferries and ships will remain docked as Greece’s seamen federation PNO has announced it will launch a 48-hour strike on December 10-11, 2021. The strike will affect all categories of ships. It will start at 00:01 on Friday, December 10 and end at midnight Saturday, December 11, 2021. According to …

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4,500 travelers not allowed to board on ferries due to lacking Covid-documents

A total of 4,500 travelers were not allowed to board ferries last week as they did not have the necessary Covid-documents, Greece’s Shipping Minister said on Friday. “The checks by the Coast Guard officers are complete and are carried out fast and with efficiency. Last week, unfortunately, 4,500 individuals were …

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Greece’s public sector, seamen on 24-hour strike on June 16

Greece’s  public sector and the seamen union have called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Wednesday, June 16, to protest the planned Labor Law. Public sector union umbrella ADEDY will hold a protest rally in downtown Athens at 11 a.m. Ferries and ships will remain docked for 24 hours. In …

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Striking seamen disrupt ferry services on Thursday morning

Ferry services to the Greek islands were disrupted Thursday morning after a seamen’s union went ahead with a strike that a court had declared illegal. Union members blockaded the entrance to ferries in the main port of Piraeus, preventing anyone from boarding. Hundreds of passengers with their suitcases gathered at …

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Greece’s Seamen Union moves 24h strike to June 10

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has moved the date of its 24-hour strike for all ship categories to Thursday, June 10, between 00:01 until 24:00 on that day, instead of Thursday, June 3. The new strike date will coincide with a nationwide general strike called by the General Confederation of …

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