Greece: no ship, ferry services tomorrow in 24-hour strike

Against government plan to privatize ports

05 November, 11:58

    (ANSAmed) - ATHENS, NOVEMBER 5 - Ships and ferries will not be operating tomorrow in Greece due to a 24-hour strike called by the National federation of port employees (Omyle) to protest against the government's planned privatization of ports.

    ''The loud and clear voice of workers from the ports of Piraeus, Thessaloniki and all other ports across the country will reach the government'', said a statement issued by the federation and posted to zougla.gr. ''Faced with the government's policies and decision to sell out ports, workers respond once again with unitary actions''.

    As part of the protest, a demonstration has been organized on Thursday at midday local time in the capital's central Clathmonos square.(ANSAmed).

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