Rand Logistics to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on February 6, 2013

Rand Logistics to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on
February 6, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLOG)
("Rand") will issue financial results for its fiscal year 2014 third quarter
ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 6, 2014 before the market opens.

Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. ET
on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Interested parties may participate in the
conference call by dialing 888-587-0615 (719-325-2448 for international
callers), and using Conference ID# 6916133. The conference call will be
webcast simultaneously on the Rand Logistics, Inc. website at
www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html.

A replay of the conference call will be available at
www.randlogisticsinc.com/presentations.html and will be archived for 12
months.A replay will also be available until June 6, 2014 by dialing
877-870-5176 (858-384-5517 for international callers), and using Conference
ID# 6916133.

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, Executive Chairman
         Edward Levy, President
         (212) 644-3450
                 
         INVESTOR RELATIONS COUNSEL:
         Cameron Associates
         Alison Ziegler and Kevin McGrath
         (212) 554-5469
         alison@cameronassoc.com