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Marisco Ltd.

marisco works with government
and commercial clients, with 65
percent of its work retained via
bid projects with the u.s. navy.

The Right Price
Marisco's wide-ranging knowledge has made it a valuable
asset to its customer based. The company works with
both government and commercial clients, with 65 percent of its work retained via bid projects with the U.S.
Navy. To win these projects, Marisco must be sufficiently
skilled to do the work, but also able to do it within a spec-

ified cost, which is the third factor in the company's overall business strategy.
"Most of our work is bid," Anawati says. "To be able to
bid work you have to have the knowledge in place to
accomplish certain tasks. A ship is like a small city
afloat. You have power generation and distribution,
propulsion, communications, and water and air systems, so you have to be knowledgeable in quite a few
fields to become an authority.
"We have very knowledgeable quality assurance personnel and management," Anawati continues. "They
check and double-check all of the work as specified. At
times, we have to change specifications to do a better
job. We let the client know it's better to do it this way or
that way.
"Normally, the clients agree and we proceed with
that. You send good men and good ships to sea, not a
pile of junk." mt

Proud Parent
Marisco Ltd. is not afraid to try new things. In fact, learning new skills
and bringing in new capabilities is foundational to the company's success. Since Fred Anawati started the company in 1973, he has focused
on developing Marisco's in-house knowledge and ability to better service clients. This has often resulted in the creation of related subsidiaries that offer more-focused and specialized services. For
instance, it started its first subsidiary just two years after Marisco itself
began. Its family of companies includes Coordinated Wire Rope,
American Metal Bearings and The Phoenician.
Anawati started the Phoenician in 2002 as a boatyard responsible
for repairing and maintaining commercial fishing and tour vessels as
well as private yachts. It is located on a five-acre plot and sets itself
apart by allowing owners to work on their own boats.
"The boating culture in Hawaii, and other places, as well, is that people want to maintain their own boats," Operations Manager John
Gomersall says. "It's like being able to change your own tire. A boat is
not like a car in that you can't pull over to the side of the road and call
somebody for help. That's why education is important for safety."

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