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Greece general strike disrupts shipping traffic

Greece general strike disrupts shipping traffic
A general strike in Greece has affected ferry and shipping traffic at the ports of Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara.

The Seamen’s Union, which began a 48-hour strike at 0600 local time on 29 January, was joined by the Towage and Salvage Crew Union of Piraeus, which staged a 4-hour stoppage from 0600 to 1000 and is due to repeat this tomorrow, 30 January.

During the stoppage period, vessels will not be able to berth, shift or sail from the affected ports.