Sulpicio Lines in General Santos City - Philippines
Now on its 27th year of existence in the shipping industry, Sulpicio Lines relies on its vast experience and commitment. Despite experiencing ups and downs over the years, the company has withstood all the challenges and remained firm in its commitment. Serving more than 12 tertiary routes to the more remote islands of the country, its undying commitment stems from its respected founder Don Sulpicio Go, an experienced sailor and administrator himself.
Sulpicio Lines, Inc. is the pioneer local shipping company audited by two external auditors recognized by the Maritime Industry Authority or MARINA namely the Bureau Veritas of Paris and the Bureau Veritas Quality International of London. Both auditing firms have verified that the companys Safety Management System (SMS) meets the standards set forth by the International Safety Management Code (ISM) as well as the International Quality Assurance Management Standard (ISO 9002 1994). This is a testimony to Sulpicios dedication to excellence in catering to the transportation needs of the people of the different islands in the country.
The company is geared towards accepting its responsibility of providing top-notched sea transportation services and a deep dedication and firm belief of steering the shipping industry to greater heights and progress for generations to come. Every one of the companys vessels provides excellent facilities ensuring total comfort and convenience of the passengers. Likewise, the management continues to strive in improving the efficiency of cargo handling to and from different points in the country. A trip on board any of the world-class fleet can be similar to travelling on an international liner and cruise ship.
Up to this day, the administrators of Sulpicio Lines, Inc. have maintained its focus on establishing a grass-roots business. The executives of the company themselves are involved in the daily operation of the business giving an assurance that the clients will have a direct and personal access to the top managers of the company. This policy is based on the philosophy of Don Sulpicio that the guidance of the managers must extend to the lowest level.
Sulpicio Lines, Inc. is currently managed by the eight sons of Don Sulpicio, individually managing different facets of operations. The current and new generation of managers, comprising of Don Sulpicios grand children are now helping in the development of the company towards the future.
At the moment, Sulpicio Lines, Inc. serves passengers in 26 major destinations namely Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, to name just a few. The fare for the trip will vary depending on the type of accommodation as well as the kind of vessel. Children 3 to 11 years old can avail of 50% discount. Senior citizens, students, as well as OFWs can also gun for discounts.