On the afternoon of 17 September 2002 at Xiao Mei Sha Hotel, YICT briefed representatives from over 100 trucking companies about its work to improve terminal operations at the port as well as measures to better traffic control.
On the afternoon of June 10, 2002, Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) began a promotional series for safety month. The general theme of these productions is "Bearing Safety Knowledge in Mind".
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.