Rand Logistics to Present at the CJS Securities, Stifel and BB&T Capital Markets Investor Conferences in January and February

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOG) (“Rand”), a leading provider of bulk freight shipping services throughout the Great Lakes Region, announced today that the Company will participate in the CJS Securities, Stifel Financial Corp., and BB&T Capital Markets Investor Conferences in January and February. At each conference, Ed Levy, Rand President and CEO, and Mark Hiltwein, Rand CFO, will provide an overview of the Company’s operations.

Rand will participate in the CJS Securities Sixteenth Annual “New Ideas for the New Year” Investor Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Rand will be available for one-on-one meetings at the conference.

Rand will participate in the Stifel 2016 Transportation & Logistics Conference on February 9, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Florida. In addition to one-on-one meetings for interested investors, Rand also will participate in a panel discussion with other Jones Act shipping companies.

The Company will also participate in the BB&T Capital Markets 31st Annual Transportation Services Conference on February 10, 2016 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. The presentation, scheduled for 1:45 pm ET, will be webcast. Webcast details and the presentation will be available on the Rand website (http://www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html) prior to the conference.

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 twelve 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 certain of 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 11, 2015.

CONTACT: Rand Logistics, Inc. Corporate Communications: Annemarie Dobler (212) 863-9429 apdobler@randlogisticsinc.com

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