Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. is a domestic shipping company established on September 16, 1978 by Vicente Leyco Montenegro, Sr. who was the pioneer service provider of commercial and public transportation by sea via the route Batangas City – Mindoro Island and vice versa. From serving one route with our original boat, “Malaya”, we have continuously expanded to cater to the ever growing demand for our services. Our company provides passenger and commercial marine transportation services with our roll on roll off (RORO) and fast-craft vessels.
We now have a fleet of forty - six(46) vessels calling on thirty - seven (37) ports beyond the borders of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. With eight (8) satellite offices located in the areas of Batangas, Lucena, Masbate, Northern Samar, Surigao, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Caticlan and Cebu with twenty – nine (29) corresponding stations. From the original seven (7) employees, there are now more than two thousand considered as partners of the company in ensuring that we continuously serve the public with pleasurable and safe water transportation.
We are proud to be part of the Strong Republic Nautical Highway Project, being its first and staunchest supporter, in its aim to bridge the islands of our country and pave the way for the development of public mobility, commerce and industry of those islands and provinces. In line with this, we also act as an indispensable partner to local government units and land transport operators in aiding promotion of trade and domestic tourism by providing safe, reliable, efficient and environment friendly shipping services, making maritime transportation to outlaying island provinces possible, more accessible and economical.
We at Montenegro Lines, consistently aim to improve our fleet and services not only to satisfy your needs, but also to fulfill your desires whether you may be a guest traveler, tourist, hauler, and vehicle owner/driver or cargo shipper.