Rand Logistics to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results on February 7, 2013

Rand Logistics to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results on
February 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG)
("Rand"), will issue financial results for its fiscal year 2013 third quarter
ended December 31, 2012 on Thursday, February 7, 2013, before the market
opens.

Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. ET
on Thursday, February 7, 2013. Interested parties may participate in the
conference call by dialing 877-218-9317 (706-758-6006 for international
callers), Conference ID# 88681802. 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 April 7, 2013. Dial
855-859-2056 (404-537-3406 for international callers), Conference ID#
88681802, 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 four conventional bulk carriers and twelve self-unloading
bulk carriers including four 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.
         Laurence S. Levy, Chairman & CEO
         Edward Levy, President
         (212) 644-3450
        
         -OR-
        
         INVESTOR RELATIONS COUNSEL:
         Lesley Snyder
         (212) 863-9413
         LSnyder@randlogisticsinc.com
 
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