On the Theofilos, Thanassis and others were refusing to work until back pay was disbursed. The company is still contractually obliged to feed them and provide power.But for Dimitri, a deck hand on a ferry under repair in the ship repair area of Perama, near Piraeus, there was only power â¿¿ and therefore heating and running water â¿¿ between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. After that, the ferry engines were turned off, plunging the ship into freezing darkness and leaving Dimitri with only layers of clothes and blankets to ward off the cold and damp as he slept on the ship.
Hundreds Of Greek Seamen Unpaid For Months
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