JEFFERSONVILLE, IN--(Marketwire - February 5, 2010) - American Commercial Lines Inc. (NASDAQ: ACLI) ("ACL" or the "Company") announced today that Mike Ryan, ACL's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference on Thursday, February 11 at 7:45 a.m. ET. The conference is being held at the Biltmore in Coral Gables, FL.

A live audio webcast of the presentation, with slides, may be accessed at www.aclines.com and will be available for on-demand replay following the conclusion of the live webcast and then archived through April 11, 2010, after which, the slide presentation will remain available.

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 www.aclines.com.

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