Two ferries with 3,000 refugees on board to dock at Piraeus port

6 November 2015
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Two ferries from Mytilene and Chios carrying 3,000 refugees are expected to arrive at Piraeus port on Friday after the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) suspended its strike.

“Tera jet” ferry left from Mytilene port at 8 am with 1,740 refugees on board and “Blue Star Patmos” left at 6 am with 1,400 refugees. Another ferry,
“Blue Star 1” carrying 1,430 refugees is expected to leave from Mytilene at 8 pm.

In an effort to decongest the situation at the port of Mytilene, “Champion Jet” ferry will also transfer refugees from Mytilene to Kavala.

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