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Ferries and ships docked on May 6 due to strike

Ferries and ships will remain docked across the country’s ports on Thursday May 6, under a 24-hour strike called in observance of Labor Day, the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced on Thursday. They also called for protection of collective labor agreements and of standing working hours in the sector, among …

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Greece’s seamen to launch 48-hour strike on Feb 23-24

The Panhellenic Union of Merchant Navy Seamen (PENEN) announced a 48-hour nationwide strike in all categories of ships on February 23-24, 2021. “Last July, the government introduced and voted Law 4714/2020 in Parliament , which dealt an overwhelming blow to the institution of Collective Labour Agreements in seafaring, while paving …

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Greece increases ferries and ships capacity to 80%-85%, despite cases surge

Despite surge of coronavirus cases in the last days and new imposed restrictions, Greece’s Shipping Ministry decide to increase the number of passengers ships and ferries are allowed to transport. the capacity increases from 60% and 65% to 80% and 85%. Capacity increases to 80% for ships without cabins and …

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Greece increases capacity for travel with ferries and ships

Greece’s Shipping Ministry announced on Wednesday the increase of capacity for travel with ferries and ships. ferries. The loosening of the restriction is attributed to the limited infection rates from coronavirus in the country. The maximum passenger capacity allowed on ferries increases to 60% – from 50% currently- for  ships …

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Travel within Greece: Health protocols for planes, ferries, trains, buses

Travel conditions within Greece change as the ban to move from prefecture to prefecture is lifted on Monday, May 18, 2020. Travels within the mainland, as well as the islands of Crete and Evia are permitted with special health protocols. Travel to the remaining islands are most probably to be …

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Ferries docked due to gusty winds, temperature drop, snow #StayHome

Stormy winds up to 9 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea forced authorities to halt sea traffic on Monday morning. A barometric low  strikes Greece since Sunday night with temperature drop, rainfalls especially in Crete and even snow in the North of the country. Video: Kozani, West Macedonia, Mar 15 Stormy …

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Rhodes: Powerful winds hinder planes from landing, ferries from docking

Passengers on a flight from Athens to the island of Rhodes experienced tough moments on Friday night. Due to bad weather and powerful winds, the airplane could not land at “Diagoras” airport on the island. The crew reportedly made three attempts to land, however, without success.   Ultimately, the Aegean …

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Ferries and ships to be docked on Feb 18 due to general strike

Ferries and ships will stay docked at the ports on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, after the Greek Seamen Union PEPEN decided to participate in the general strike declared by public union ADEDY and several private sector unions. PEPEN has called its members to participate in the strike in protest against …

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Ferries docked for 3. consecutive day due to wind of up 11 Beaufort

Barometric low “Hephaistion” is gradually moving to the East of Greece, with rainfalls and sporadic thunderstorms in the eastern and southern Aegean Sea, heavy snowfalls on the mountains of Crete and gale force winds. Ferries remain docked. Video: Kolympithres, Tinos, Cyclades For the third consecutive days, ferries remain docked at …

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Ferries docked on Sept 24 due to 24h general strike in Greece

Ferries and ships will remain docked on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, due to a 24-hour strike decided by the Greek Seamen and Dockworkers Federations, PNO and PENEN. The PNO leadership decided to launch the 24-hour strike nationwide for crew of all ships categories. Ferries and ships will remain docked from …

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