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Rand Logistics to Present at the Stifel and BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Investor Conferences in February 2015

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG) ("Rand") today announced that management is scheduled to present an overview of the Company's operations at the Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, FL and the BB&T Capital Markets 2015 Transportation and Logistics Conference at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida in February 2015.

Rand Logistics' presentation at the Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Rand is also scheduled to present at the BB&T Capital Markets 2015 Transportation and Logistics Conference on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Time. Individuals interested in listening to the presentation at the BB&T Conference can participate via live webcast at http://www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html. The webcast and presentation will also be archived for 90 days following the event.

About Rand Logistics

Rand Logistics, Inc. is a leading provider of bulk freight shipping services throughout the Great Lakes region. Through its subsidiaries, the Company operates a fleet of four conventional bulk carriers and eleven self-unloading bulk carriers including three tug/barge units. The Company is the only carrier able to offer significant domestic port-to-port services in both Canada and the U.S. on the Great Lakes. The Company's vessels operate under the U.S. Jones Act – which reserves domestic waterborne commerce to vessels that are U.S. owned, built and crewed, – and the Canada Coasting Trade Act – which reserves domestic waterborne commerce to Canadian registered and crewed vessels that operate between Canadian ports.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. For all forward-looking statements, we claim the protection of the Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which cannot be predicted with accuracy or are otherwise beyond our control and some of which might not even be anticipated. Future events and actual results, affecting our strategic plan as well as our financial position, results of operations and cash flows, could differ materially from those described in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Important factors that contribute to such risks include, but are not limited to, the effect of the economic downturn in our markets; the weather conditions on the Great Lakes; and our ability to maintain and replace our vessels as they age.

For a more detailed description of these uncertainties and other factors, please see the "Risk Factors" section in Rand's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 12, 2014.

CONTACT: Rand Logistics, Inc. Edward Levy, President and CEO (212) 644-3450 -OR- INVESTOR RELATIONS COUNSEL: Cameron Associates Alison Ziegler (212) 554-5469 alison@cameronassoc.comSource:Rand Logistics, Inc.