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Greek transport strike hits ports

Port and transport workers in Greece have launched a 24-hour strike, a move that paralyzes all the country's public ports as well as certain oil installations.

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At 06.00 AM CET this morning, Greek port and transport workers launched a 24-hour strike that will block operations in most of the country's ports as well as oil installations in Thessaloniki and Eleusis-Aspropyrgos, report several media, including Newsmaritime.

The strike is coordinated by labor unions in the country in protest of the cost reductions that form part of the Greek government's plan to privatize the country's ports. These reductions include lower pensions and an increased retirement age.

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