Batangas Bay is a
semi-enclosed body of water located in the Philippines. The municipalities of Mabini, Bauan, San Pascual, Tingloy on Maricaban Island in the Bay, and Batangas City are located on the coast of the bay.
water surface area of the bay is about 220 km² (85
), and the coastline approximately . The bay has a maximum
depth near the entrance of , and includes a number of private and
The deepwater port at Batangas Bay is expected to become the
nation’s second largest withina few years. The bay is lined with
industrial plants ranging from oil refining to food processing to
ship building. Many fishermen thrive around the area. The bay
boasts of valuable environmental resources, such as coral reefs
that attract thousands of tourists every year.
2. Partnerships in Environmental Management in the
Seas of East Asia