Amirul Syafiq graduated from the Akademi Laut Malaysia (“ALAM”) in the year 2002 with a Diploma in Marine Engineering. He holds the Professional Marine Engineers Certificate Class 1 from Marine Department of Malaysia. He is also a holder of OYAGSB Chartered Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Utara Malaysia.
He began his career in the year 2000 with Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad (“MISC Berhad”) as a Shipboard Marine Engineer. In 2007, he joined Tanjung Offshore as Marine 2nd Engineer and was in charge of vessels maintenance and repairs. He was promoted to Chief Engineer and subsequently to Technical Superintendent overseeing new ship building for the company.
In 2010, Amirul joined Bourbon Offshore Mitra as a Shore Base Manager cum Contracts Manager in Labuan. He was in charge of base operations in Labuan, Miri and Brunei. He is also the main liaison for client vessels in East Malaysia region. Subsequently, he was appointed Technical Superintendent for Bourbon Offshore Mitra from 2012 and after the acquisition of Bourbon Offshore Mitra (renamed to Bahtera Sri Kandi Marine) by Bahtera Sri Kandi Holdings he was promoted to Technical Manager.
Amirul is currently the Deputy General Manager who assist the Managing Director in day to day operations of Bahtera Sri Kandi Holdings.
Amirul is also a Council member for Ikhtisas Kelautan Malaysia ("IKMAL") or The Association of Malaysia’s Maritime Professionals, a non-governmental organisation for Malaysia’s seagoing and shore-based officers holding certificates of competency (CoC) of any grade, pilot licences issued by authorised Malaysian agencies or appropriate maritime-affiliated degrees. IKMAL is acknowledged as an organisation that could be consulted on matters relating to the betterment of seagoing and shore-based officers as well as any other issues related to the human aspect of the maritime industry.