Free Alongside Ship (FAS)

Definition: [crh] An Incoterm (FAS) that means the seller is responsible for the cost of transporting and delivering goods alongside a vessel in a port in his or her country. SiDefinition: nce the buyer has responsibility for export clearance under FAS, it is not a practical Incoterm for U.S. exports. FAS should be used only for ocean shipments since risk and responsibility shift from Definition: seller to buyer when the goods are placed within the reach of the ship's tackle (crane).

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