NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG) ("Rand") will present at the Jefferies 7 th Annual Global Shipping and Logistics Conference on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.

Laurence Levy, Chairman and CEO, and Edward Levy, President of Rand Logistics, will present at 8:00 a.m. ET. A copy of the slides used during the presentation will be available on the Rand Logistics, Inc. website at www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html.

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

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