The Hong Kong-based carrier will introduce a new weekly container service between North China, South Korea and Southeast Asia.
The ocean carriers say no major changes are planned until after the end of first quarter of 2015.
First lock gate for new Pacific entrance of the canal was installed.
Strong container and steel volumes led the way for a record year at the port.
Turnover rate among large U.S. truckload carriers increased 1 percent to an annualized rate of 97 percent in the third quarter of 2014.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 12 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.