July 15 - Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC's (LGL) new monthly service to the Middle East from Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

LGL is a US based multimodal transport and logistics firm specialising in heavy equipment and rolling stock, using a fleet of pure car/truck carriers. The first sailing is scheduled for July 27, 2013 on the vessel Glovis Composer.

The vessel will call at ports in Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, India, the UAE, Iraq and Kuwait. Initial volumes on the route will be 300 vehicles, although business is expected to grow into a fortnightly service within a year.

Ports America is an independent marine terminal operator and stevedore company headquartered in New Jersey, USA.