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 - Abra de Ilog and back. 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 (cargo or vehicles) marine transportation services with our fast-craft and roll on - roll off vessels. We now have a fleet of (33) vessels calling on twenty one (25) ports beyond the borders of the Southern Tagalog region, covering Bicol, Visayas and Mindanao under the innovative management of Vicente C. Montenegro, Jr., our General Manager. Moreover, we have seven (7) satellite offices with sixteen (16) corresponding Stations located at terminals in the cities of Batangas, Lucena, Masbate, Bacolod, Caticlan, Malay, Aklan, Surigao and Dumaguete. From the original seven employees, there are now more than one thousand (1,200) employees considered as partners of the company in ensuring that we continuously serve the public with pleasureable and safe water transportation.