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Ports America Announces New Middle East Service from Providence, R.I.
Ports America will provide terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC’s (LGL) new monthly service of vehicles to the Middle East from Providence, R.I., with the first sailing scheduled for July 27, 2013, on M/V Glovis Composer.
Although initial volumes on this dedicated Middle East service may be a modest 300 used vehicles, the business is expected to grow rapidly into a fortnightly service within a year based upon targeted cargo support and realized operational efficiencies. Ports of call include the countries of Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, India, UAE, Iraq and Kuwait.
Ports America, headquartered in New Jersey, is the largest independent marine terminal operator and stevedore company in the United States. The company currently operates in more than 42 ports and 80 locations. Ports America handles all types of cargo, including container, bulk, breakbulk, automotive, project, military and cruise.
Liberty Global Logistics LLC (LGL) is a United States-based multi-modal transportation and logistics company and VISA participant, specializing in heavy equipment and rolling stock utilizing a fleet of Pure Car/Truck Carriers (including three modern U.S.-flag vessels) and multi-purpose carriers.
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