Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has warned of a further 48-hour strike by Greece’s Seamen’s Union, expected to affect cargo discharging operations for vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara ports.
A general strike in Greece has affected ferry and shipping traffic at the ports of Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara.
After waiting two years, Cosco Group (Hong Kong) has got its hands on the port of Piraeus.
Greek shipowners have slammed the renewed European Union (EU) attack on shipping tax claiming Commission moves would “seriously disrupt the shipping sector in the EU after 20 years of successful growth".
Greece is set to be hit a 48-hour strike that will impact, commercial vessels calling at major ports and domestic and local ferries.
China's Cosco Pacific has emerged as the only bidder for the Greek government's 67% stake up for sale in the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).