Rand Logistics to Present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on September 17, 2015

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 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 Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.

Rand Logistics' presentation is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Individuals interested in listening to the live presentation can participate via webcast at http://www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html. The webcast will also be archived for 90 days following the event. A copy of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of the company's website.

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) 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.