Question from Kelly Wong 13 May, 201313 January, 2013 by Hariesh Manaadiar Categories Questions and AnswersTags Questions and Answers, shipping education, shipping information, shipping knowledge, shipping questions and answers Estimated reading time = 1 minute Name: Kelly Wong Email: email@example.com Ask your question here..: Is it a discrepancy if B/L on board date later than B/L issue date? Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... 3 thoughts on “Question from Kelly Wong” Thank you! But in what circumstance will the B/L on board date later than issue date? As when the time the B/L is issued, it cannot foresee when will the goods is on board, so how can it mention a later on board date? Loading... Hi Kelly, the shipped on board date CANNOT be later than the bill of lading date.. A bill of lading is issued only after the ship has sailed and therefore at the time of issuance of bill of lading, the container is already on board and therefore the shipped on board date should be shown on the bill of lading, failing which the bill of lading date will be considered as the SOB date.. EXCEPTION to above case is if the shipping line is issuing a RECEIVED FOR SHIPMENT bill of lading which is issued confirming that the carrier has “received” the containers at their container yard for loading onto a specific ship or voyage.. This DOES NOT mean that the container(s) has been shipped on board.. Loading... Hi Kelly, pls read my article – https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2012/05/16/should-the-shipped-on-board-date-and-bill-of-lading-date-be-the-same/ Loading... Be part of the discussion and share your views about the article here.. Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.