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Greek Shipowner Constantinos Angelopoulos Dies at 77

ATHENS — Greek industrialist and shipowner Constantinos Angelopoulos died in Athens on Monday aged 76.

He had suffered from a rare form of arthritis from a young age that had gradually impaired his mobility.

Angelopoulos was a son of founder of "Chalivourgiki", Greece's first steel foundry and works, Panagiotis Angelopoulos and brother of Theodoros. The company was closely associated with the course of the country's economy and the construction of major infrastructural works in the 1950s.

After completing ASOEE, the current Athens University of Economics & Business, he continued his studies in Switzerland before getting involved with the family business.

He also ventured into the shipping industry, and was the managing director of Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd, which he ran with his sons Panagiotis and Giorgos.

Angelopoulos was also the Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd., which was run him and his sons, Panagiotis Angelopoulos and Giorgos Angelopoulos.

Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd. was established in 1998, by Constantine Angelopoulos. The company was named the Greek oil tanker company of the year in 2007. It completed an expansion to its fleet of oil tankers in 2012. In 2012, the company was also certified for good energy consumption.] In 2015, the company added two Suezmax tankers to its fleet.

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