Our History


Established on 16 February 1998 by a former ALAM graduate, Mr. Baharom Mohd Taha, a co-founder and director of the first registered private maritime education and training in Malaysia.

23 years and counting, Pelita Akademi stands strong at a strategic location in Batang Kali, Hulu Selangor, Selangor. The geographical advantage allowing our clients to have an easy accessibility from different states; East, West, North and South of peninsular Malaysia

Pelita Akademi Logo (1998 – 2008)

In 2003, we rapidly expand our operation with the opening of Sabah and Serawak branches.

Mr. Baharom Mohd Taha during the succession of opening Pelita Akademi at Sibu, Sarawak.
Pelita Akademi Logo (2009 – 2015)

Recently, we have been approved as Pusat Bertauliah (PB), accredited by the Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK) for Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM). We also recognized by Yayasan Pahang for the Technical, Vocational Education, and Training (TVET) program. Today, our programs are not only limited towards existing seafarers, but also towards freshman, especially school leavers.

Pelita Akademi Logo (2016 – 2021)
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Pelita Akademi Logo (2022 – Now)