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PNO announces new 48 hour strike

Ferries were expected to remain tied up at ports across Greece until Sunday, after the umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, announced a new strike on Thursday. The industrial action was expected to start at 6 a.m. on Friday and end at 6 a.m. on Sunday. While the sector is concerned over planned changes to […]

PNO announces 48-hour strike for 22 and 23 September

The executive committee of the nationwide seamen federation PNO has announced a 48-hour strike that will come into effect at 6am on Thursday 22 September and will last until 6am on Saturday 24 September. According to the statement issued by PNO, the strike comes in response to the actions of the authorities and employers, which […]

Ferry seamen to go on strike when pension bill is tabled

The federation of ferry seamen’s union (PNO) said on Monday that its members will hold a 48-hour strike when the government submits to Parliament its pension reform bill. The 14 unions that are part of PNO have asked the coalition to abandon its plan and for the seamen’s pension fund (NAT) not to be merged […]

Seamen federation to end 48-hour strike on Saturday morning

The seamen federation PNO has announced that its 48-hour strike is scheduled to continue until 6:00 on Saturday morning, after which point ships will gradually begin to operating again. As such, anyone scheduled to travel on Saturday must contact the local port authorities or tourist agent beforehand, in order to ensure that no changes have […]

PNO announces new seamen’s strike on Jan, 27-28

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) Executive Committee on Thursday announced a new 48-hour seamen’s strike next week, on Jan. 27-28. The 14 unions that make up PNO also decided to participate in the strike called by the General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE) on February 4, with the prospect of escalating labour action when […]

Greek seamen’s union agrees to meet Shipping minister

Greek seamen’s federation (PNO) said on Tuesday it will meet with Shipping and Island Policy Minister Thodoris Dritsas to discuss issues relating to their 48-hour strike called by the union earlier on Wednesday. The meeting has been scheduled at 10.00 (local time). PNO announced a new 48-hour strike starting on Wednesday, immediately after a 48-hour […]

Ferries tied up for second day as islands appeal for help

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO), which was on the second day of a 24-hour strike on Tuesday leaving ferry boats tied up at port, is due to discuss whether to resume bringing refugees from the islands to the mainland. A request was filed with PNO on Monday by Alternate Minister for Immigration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas […]

Ships docked at ports on Monday

The National Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has declared a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday to protest against the government shipping policy. The strike will keep ships docked from 6:00 on Monday morning to 06:00 a.m. on Wednesday. >However, the ferry “Ariadni” with 1,004 refugees on board arrived early in the morning at Piraeus port. In […]