On 11 April 2017, YICT welcomed the first feeder of the Zhanjiang-Yantian Service. This marked the launch of the second service connecting Yantian and Southwest China, following the first feeder service between Yantian and Qinzhou in Guangxi province.
On 15 April 2017, the world’s largest container vessel in service, MOL Triumph, called at YICT on her maiden voyage. With a capacity of 20,170 TEU, MOL Triumph is the world’s first 20,000 TEU-class container vessel to come on stream.
On 29 March 2017, China Ports and Harbours Association (CPHA) held its annual general meeting and presented a number of awards to outstanding terminal operators. YICT received five prestigious awards for its performance in 2016.
On 5 January, five staff members and two external contractor workers of YICT were presented with the certificate of National Excellent Technicians of the Transport Sector in the award ceremony held in Shenzhen.
On 5 November 2016, YICT held its Family Day 2016 at Splendid China & China Folk Culture Village, a popular amusement park in Shenzhen. Patrick Lam, Managing Director of YICT, kicked off the family get-together with opening remarks. He also announced the launch of the company’s new corporate identity in line with that of Hutchison Ports.
The 11th China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF) was held from 12 to 14 October 2016 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre. YICT joined the event to promote its status as "A Smart, Green and World-class Port".