On 24 May 2002, Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) handled the 10 millionth container since the commencement of the terminal. The record was achieved at 14:38 when operating the container vessel "COSCO Qingdao".
On 10 May 2002, "CCNI Arica", the first container vessel launched by Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceanica S.A (CCNI), arrived at YICT. "CCNI Alica" is 207.4 metres in length with the capacity of 2,564 TEU.
On 11 March 2002, "MOL Precision" under MOL berthed at YICT. This is the first sixth-generation vessel arrived at YICT after New World Alliance has planned to deploy new mega vessels in the JEX service.
On 11 March 2002, the container vessel "MOL Precision" berthed at YICT. This is MOL's first vessel of the sixth generation arrived at YICT after New World Alliance has planned to deploy new mega vessels in the JEX service.