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Rand Fleet

Through our subsidiaries, Rand Logistics operates a fleet of fourteen vessels, both Canadian and U.S. flagged, with safety as our first priority. These vessels include eleven self-unloading bulk carriers, of which three are tug/barge units, and three conventional bulk carriers. Rand is the market leader in the River Class vessel segment and is the only carrier able to offer significant domestic port-to-port services in both Canada and the U.S. on the Great Lakes.


Lower Lakes Towing Ltd. Rand’s Canadian operating subsidiary, began in 1994 as a small tug and barge operator to become one of the largest marine transportation service providers operating on the Great Lakes today, operating nine of the company’s fourteen vessels. 

Grand River Navigation, Rand’s U.S. operating subsidiary joined the Company in 2000. Grand River Navigation operates a fleet of five vessels in the U.S. including two self-unloading bulk carriers and three self-unloading articulated tug and barge units.

American Steamship Company

American Steamship Company (“ASC”) has been a pioneer in Great Lakes vessel transportation. Founded in Buffalo, New York in 1907, ASC has witnessed and responded to dramatic changes in Great Lakes shipping and the industries it serves, many times leading the way with innovative solutions that have had a positive impact on Lakes shipping throughout the years. American Steamship Company was acquired by Rand Logistics, Inc in May 2020.

Conneaut Creek Ship Repair, or CCSR, is a full-service ship repair, fabrication and industrial maintenance company in Ashtabula, Ohio. CCSR services the maritime and industrial communities throughout all of North America.

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