FastCat: Better Service with New and Improved Vessels


The Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s FastCat continues to operate the largest fleet of internationally-classed catamaran Roll-On Roll-Off passenger and rolling cargo ferries in the Philippines, staying true to its core values of being Focused, Accountable, Safety conscious, Team player, Committed, Attentive to customer expectations and to be a Trendsetter.

This  year,  FastCat  added  two  brand  new  vessels  to  serve  more  routes  to  Filipinos. FastCat is raising the bar high in the shipping industry making inter-island connectivity more accessible to its passengers through modernization. They are changing the game as they keep on providing better service to the Filipinos, firmly believing that they deserve no less than the best. The betterment of FastCat’s services and addition of more vessels and routes are still their utmost priority for the next years to come.

The new addition to their roster of moving bridges feature improved version of FastCat’s signature comfort, reliability and safety. They also take pride in their business class and premium economy sections that provides a fully air-conditioned accommodation matched with an entertainment system, reclining seats, and food trays, a PWD and senior citizen friendly  facilities,  and  professionally  trained  crew  and  staff  for  an  ultimate  customer experience.

Last June 18, bloggers and media guests were invited to the event “Batangas: Your Nearest Perfect Destination” which was organized by Fastcat and Jam Liner in partnership with Philtranco.

One of the highlights of the exciting event was the presentation of the newly launched vessel in Batangas added to the existing Fastcat vessels. Attendees were given the privilege not only experience some of the tourist attractions of Batangas but also the great experience to be toured the new vessel.

The tour included a chance to get to know the key places of the Fastcat roro (stationed at Batangas city port) as well as the key people behind it. Guests visited different places in Batangas like Liam’s Lomi House (Lipa), Casa Segunda (Lipa), Casa Rap (Lipa), Katy’s Farm (Lipa), and Padre Pio Church (Santo Tomas).

Some of the amazing captured scenes during the event. Photograph by Trixia Dauz.

One of the favorite stops during the event was the Case Segunda where guests learned a lot about the not-so-talked about relationship of Jose Rizal with Segunda Matias and the fact that she eventually ended up marrying the grandfather of visual artist Arturo Luz.

With  FastCat’s  new  routes  and  its  alliance  with  JAM  liner  and  Philtranco  bus  lines, travelling in the Philippines has become more convenient like never before. With their aim of serving more customers, FastCat having a fleet of modern ships, together with plans to expand to up to 30 ships by 2020.

Batangas is known to be the nearest perfect destination that passengers can tour around before they travel with FastCat. Whether you want to visit historical sites like Casa De Segunda, relax at a cozy coffee shop or fill your stomach with their famous Lomi, you’ll never run out of things to do in this city.

JAM liner has been serving passengers for 50 years with over 300 buses. Proven to be trusted by the public for their daily commute to and from work, school and business, JAM liner continues to advocate help via means of transportation. It serves the route of Laguna, Quezon and one of its major destination is Batangas. Currently, their new fleet of buses comes with GPS and entertainment system. They also recently purchased EURO 4 buses that are more modern and environment friendly. JAM liners major terminals in Cubao and Buendia were also upgraded with convenience stores, ATMs, and other facilities for a more   comfortable travel.

Indeed it was a a day filled with discovering culture, adventure, and excitement!

To know more about FastCat and JAM liner, visit their websites: FastCat:

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