Following the incident last Tuesday during which a Cretan (with a valid ticket) drowned after being pushed from the access ramp of the Blue Star ferry "Blue Horizon" while it was raising. PNO, the Greek seamen's union decided on a 24-hour strike on September 13.
No ferries will sail this day.
The CEO of Attica Group to which the ferry belongs has resigned.
According to the Greek press, the captain is being charged with a felony for dangerous navigation. The crewmember who pushed the man is charged with manslaughter while two other crewmembers who witnessed the incident are being charged with complicity to manslaughter.