'Ocean Three' agreements will unite the carriers on major East-West trades.
Hapag-Lloyd says ships continue on, but agent says Suez Canal convoys disrupted by collision with Maersk ships.
Companies hope to put gray pool in place by beginning of 2015.
Compared to September 2013, average pricing is up by $0.12.
Terminals are being asked to forgo charges even as they say they have incurred $22 million in additional expenses related to port congestion.
LTL carrier continues growth and revenue upswing attributed to rise in market share.