Rand Logistics to Announce Fiscal Year 2016 First Quarter Results on August 6, 2015; Hold Conference Call on August 7

NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOG) ("Rand"), today announced that it will issue financial results for its fiscal year 2016 first quarter ended June 30, 2015 on Thursday, August 6, 2015 after the market closes.

Management will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, August 7, 2015. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing 888-523-1225 (719-457-2664 for international callers), and using Conference ID# 8383392. The conference call will be webcast simultaneously on the Rand Logistics, Inc. website at www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html.

A replay of the conference call will be available at www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html and will be archived for 12 months. A replay will also be available until November 7, 2015 by dialing 877-870-5176 (858-384-5517 for international callers), and using Conference ID# 8383392

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.

CONTACT: Rand Logistics, Inc. Ed Levy, President and CEO (212) 863-9405 Mark S. Hiltwein, Vice President and CFO (212) 863-9427 -OR- INVESTOR RELATIONS COUNSEL: Alison Ziegler (212) 554-5469 alison@cameronassoc.comSource:Rand Logistics, Inc.