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American Export-Isbrandtsen Lines - Company History - American Export Lines (II)
... American Export Lines (AEL), re-emerged after the dissolution of the American Export-Isbrandtsen Lines in 1973 ... AEL sold their Staten Island Marine Terminal to the City of New York in 1974 ... heavy losses and unable to meet crippling debt payments, AEL went into bankruptcy in July 1977, with Farrell Lines buying its remaining ships and port operations in New York a year later ...