JEFFERSONVILLE, IN--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - American Commercial Lines Inc. (NASDAQ: ACLI) ("ACL" or the "Company") will conduct a live webcast and conference call to review and discuss its third quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, October 29, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. ACL is scheduled to release its financial results for the third quarter 2009 on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, after the close of the financial markets.

ACL's live webcast, featuring a slide presentation, may be accessed at If you plan on viewing the slide presentation, please listen to the call via your computer speakers, rather than dialing in by telephone, in order to avoid a time lapse between the slide presentation and the audio.

The telephone numbers to access the conference call are: Domestic (866) 700-6979 and International (617) 213-8836. The participant passcode is 32576935.

For those unable to participate in the live webcast or conference call, the webcast will be archived at within three hours of the conclusion of the live call and will remain available through December 29, 2009. Following this date, the slide presentation will remain archived at

American Commercial Lines Inc., headquartered in Jeffersonville, Indiana, is an integrated marine transportation and service company operating in the United States Jones Act trades, with approximately $1.2 billion in revenues and approximately 3,400 employees as of December 31, 2008. For more information about American Commercial Lines Inc., visit

Contact Information: Contact: David T. Parker Vice President, Investor Relations & Corp. Communications (800) 842-5491