Tied to the ports of the entire country today will be ferries as a result of the Panhellenic strike of the Pan-Hellenic Navy, which takes place 24 hours a day, on the signing of collective crews for crews.
Last Friday representatives of the Nautical Workers & # 39; Unions met with representatives of the Union of Coastguards on the subject of collective labor agreements, but no solution was found.
Shorts suggested an increase of 1% since the start of September and a further 1% as of 01/06/2019, but this was not accepted by the PNO administration, which means an increase of 5%.
In a statement, SEEN (Fleet Shipping Association) said that "the decision to implement the strike causes problems for the traveling public."
"Society is well aware that employers themselves are responsible for these situations, which, with its outdated tactical obstruction that followed and followed, persisted in its negotiating positions, and refused a substantial increase in the salaries of shipyards on eight consecutive years. , without underestimating the importance of the other outstanding demands of our sector, literally pushed the decision to declare the strike action with a prospect and implement scale, "the PNO said in a statement.
The Pan-Hellenic Union or Tugs & Lifeguards (PEPN) participates in the PNO strike.
Coastal companies have made changes and changes to the routes as a result of the strike. Passengers who travel are well communicated with local port authorities and travel agencies.