Fred Anawati is the Senior Partner of The Phoenician, LLC. Fred comes from a long line of
seafarers. His father was a professional mariner. Fred is of
Phoenician ancestry. So, by the environment of his upbringing and by blood he comes from a race of skilled mariners, boat
builders and merchants.
Fred was born in the seaport city of Alexandria,
Egypt. He was brought up in the Greek Orthodox Christian faith. For
college he went to the respected California Polytechnic Institute in San Luis
Obispo. He graduated from there as an engineer. He moved on to
Hawaii in the early seventies and worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for
awhile. Then he started working for himself.
In fact Fred is a very active entrepreneur. He
is a senior partner in several maritime related
Hawaiian companies. Besides the Phoenician he co-owns
Marisco Limited (a
large full service shipyard with two floating dry-docks, machine shop, welding
shop, electrical/electronic shop, blasting and painting shop, mechanics shop,
wood shop, rigging shop, etc.),
Anawati and Associates (a
industrial and marine engineering consulting firm) and
Coordinated Wire Rope
(furnishing wire rope and accessories).