Free Alongside Ship (FAS)

Free Alongside Ship is an incoterm used to refer to an agreement wherein the seller is required to make the goods available alongside the vessel at the port of shipment and coordinate export clearance.

What is Free Alongside Ship (FAS) ?
Free Alongside Ship is an incoterm describing an arrangement where the seller coordinates export and makes the goods available alongside the shipping vessel at a named port. Under FAS, the seller clears all origin charges, but the buyer has to pay for loading charges and is responsible for all costs and risks after that.