June 27 - Searoute International has announced that as "K" Line's Scottish liner agent it is now able to provide space on the shipping line's ro-ro service between Southampton, UK and Galveston, USA.

The service operates twice a month with a transit time of 11 days, and is suited for heavy and out-of-gauge cargoes, Searoute said in a statement.

The K-Line service also calls at Veracruz, Jacksonville and Baltimore.