Montenegro Lines

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Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. (MSLI) is a domestic shipping line with headquarters at the port of Batangas City in the Philippines. It operates passenger, cargo and roll-on/roll-off for vehicular traffic traveling between islands of the Philippines.

Montenegro Lines
Private company
Founded1978; 42 years ago (1978)
FounderVicente L. Montenegro Sr.
Diversion Road, Bolbok, Batangas City
Area served
ServicesRoll-on/roll-off (Ro-ro)


On September 16, 1978, Vicente Leyco Montenegro, Sr., a pioneer in commercial and public transportation by sea established the company. The first route was from Batangas City to Abra de Ilog. Initially served by the boat, Malaya. as of September 2006, MSLI provided passenger and commercial marine transportation services (Cargo or Vehicles) with a fleet of fast ferries and roll-on/roll-off vessels to 13 ports.

By 2013, the company operated 40+[1] ships on its fleet of passenger, cargo, and roll on/roll off vessels throughout Luzon and Visayas.

in 2017, the company has 53 ship and starting to operate in Mindanao.


As of March 2017, Montenegro Shipping Lines serves the following destinations:[2]

From To
Batangas City, Batangas Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Odiongan, Romblon
Romblon, Romblon
Lucena City, Quezon
Mogpog, Marinduque
Boac, Marinduque
Masbate City, Masbate Pilar, Sorsogon
Matnog, Sorsogon Allen, Northern Samar
Roxas, Oriental Mindoro Caticlan, Malay, Aklan
Pio Duran, Legazpi Polambato Bogo, Cebu
Puerto Princesa City
Cuyo, Palawan
Magdiwang, Romblon Romblon, Romblon
Dumangas, Iloilo Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Iloilo City, Iloilo Cebu City, Cebu
Dumaguete City Larena, Siquijor
Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte
San Agustin, Romblon Romblon, Romblon
Pilar, Sorsogon Masbate City
Cagayancillo, Palawan Cuyo, Palawan
Surigao City Siargao
San Ricardo, Southern Leyte
Zamboanga City Jolo, Sulu


Montenegro Lines operates the following vessels:


  • M/T Montenegro Tugboat

Roll-on Roll-off VesselsEdit

  • M/V Maria Angela
  • M/V Maria Beatriz
  • M/V Maria Diana
  • M/V Maria Erlinda
  • M/V Maria Felisa
  • M/V Maria Gloria
  • M/V Maria Helena
  • M/V Maria Isabel
  • M/V Maria Josefa
  • M/V Marie Kristina
  • M/V Maria Lolita
  • M/V Maria Matilde(under repair due to struck an island in tablas, romblon)operational again
  • M/V Maria Natasha
  • M/V Maria Oliva
  • M/V Maria Querubin
  • M/V Maria Rebecca
  • M/V Maria Sophia
  • M/V Marie Teresa
  • M/V Maria Ursula
  • M/V Maria Vanessa
  • M/V Maria Wynona
  • M/V Maria Xenia
  • M/V Maria Yasmina
  • M/V Maria Zenaida
  • M/V Reina Emperatriz
  • M/V Santa Carmelita
  • M/V Santa Soledad
  • M/V Reina del Rosario (Formerly M/V Asia Hong Kong of Trans-Asia Shipping Lines)


  • F/C City of Batangas
  • F/C City of Bacolod
  • F/C City of Cebu
  • F/C City of Calapan
  • F/C City of Dapitan
  • F/C City of Lucena
  • F/C City of Masbate
  • F/C City of Pio Duran
  • F/C City of Polambato
  • F/C City of Sorsogon
  • F/C City of Tabaco
  • F/C Province of Romblon
  • F/C City of Zamboanga

Marina FerriesEdit

  • M/V Reina delos Angeles
  • LCT Reina Banderada
  • M/V Reina Divina Gracia(Under Repair due to run in shore while attempting to rescue M/V reina Hosanna)
  • M/V Reina del Cielo
  • M/V Reina delas Flores
  • M/V Reina Genoveva
  • LCT Reina Justisya
  • M/V Reina Hosanna(under repair,Burned due to engine Fire in 2017 while heading to calapan port)
  • M/V Reina Immaculada
  • M/V Reina Kleopatra
  • M/V Reina de Luna
  • M/V Reina Magdalena
  • M/V Reina Neptuna
  • M/V Reina Olympia
  • M/V Reina Quelita
  • M/V Reina Timotea
  • M/V Reina Urduja
  • M/V Reina Veronica

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Montenegro Shipping Acquires Ro-Ro Vessel".
  2. ^ Schedule of trips Archived 2010-05-24 at the Wayback Machine.