NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG) ("Rand"), will issue financial results for its fiscal year 2011 first quarter ended June 30, 2010 on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, before the market opens.

Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, August 10, 2010.  Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing 877-218-9317 (706-758-6006 for international callers), Conference ID# 92194429.  Please dial in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

A telephonic replay of the conference call may be accessed approximately two hours after the completion of the call through October 10, 2010.  Dial 800-642-1687 (706-645-9291 for international callers), Conference ID# 92194429, to access the phone replay.

The conference call will be webcast simultaneously on the Rand Logistics, Inc. website at www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html .  The webcast replay will be archived for 12 months.

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 ten self-unloading bulk carriers, including eight River Class vessels and one River Class integrated tug/barge unit, and three conventional bulk carriers, of which one is operated under a contract of affreightment.  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 Marine Act - which requires only Canadian registered and crewed ships to operate between Canadian ports.
CONTACT:  Rand Logistics, Inc.          Laurence S. Levy, Chairman & CEO          Edward Levy, President            (212) 644-3450          Investor Relations Counsel:          Lesley Snyder            (212) 863-9413            LSnyder@randlogisticsinc.com