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Information International rules and organization Incoterms 2000 [iNKOTERMS 2000] The term F Free Alongside Ship - FAS

FAS (Free Alongside Ship (... named port of shipment))
Free Alongside Ship (... named port of shipment)

The term "Free along the vessel" means that the seller delivers when the goods are placed alongside the vessel on the quay or on the lighter at the named port of shipment. This means that from now on all costs and risks of loss or damage to the goods must be borne by the buyer. Under the terms of the FAS term, the seller is responsible for customs clearance of the goods for export. THIS PUBLICATION IS DIFFERENT FROM PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS INCOTERMS, IN WHICH CUSTOMS CLEARANCE DUTIES FOR EXPORTS ARE PROVIDED ON THE BUYER. However, if the parties wish the buyer to take responsibility for customs clearance of the goods for export, this should be clearly stipulated in the relevant supplement to the contract of sale.
This term can be used only for sea and inland waterway transport.

THE SELLER

OBLIGATIONS OF THE BUYER

A.1. DELIVERY OF THE GOODS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TREATY

B.1. Payment of the price

The seller must, in accordance with the contract of sale provide the goods and the commercial invoice, or its equivalent electronic message, and any other evidence of conformity which may be required by the contract of sale.

The buyer must pay provided in the contract of purchase and sale price of the goods.

A.2. Licences, authorizations and formalities

B.2. Licences, authorizations and formalities

The seller must at his own expense and risk any export license or other official authorization and carry out, where applicable, all customs formalities necessary for export of the goods.

The buyer shall at his own expense and risk any import license or other official authorization and carry out, where applicable, all customs formalities for the import of the goods and for their transit through any country.

A.3. Contracts of carriage and insurance

B.3. Contracts of carriage and insurance

a) Contract of carriage
No obligation.
b) Contract of insurance
No obligation.

a) Contract of carriage
Buyer shall at his own expense for the carriage of the goods from the named port of shipment.
b) Contract of insurance
No obligation.

A.4. SUPPLY

B.4. Taking delivery

The seller must deliver the goods alongside the vessel at the named port of shipment in accordance with the customs of the port, on the date or within the agreed period.

The buyer must take delivery of the goods when they have been delivered in accordance with Article A.4.

A.5. Transfer of risks

B.5. Transfer of risks

The seller must, subject to the provisions B.5. bear all risks of loss or damage to the goods until they have been delivered in accordance with Article A.4.

The buyer is obliged to bear all risks of loss or damage to the goods - from the moment when the goods are delivered to him in accordance with Article A.4., And - from the agreed date or from the expiration of the agreed period for delivery, which arise or in default of the obligation to give notice in accordance B.N.X.NUMX., Or if the vessel designated by him failed to arrive on time or was unable to accept the goods on time or ceased taking the goods before the entry in article B.7. Time. The condition, however, is the proper conformity of the goods to the contract. This means that the goods must be properly identified, that is, definitely detached or otherwise identified as the commodity that is the subject of this contract.

A.6. Division of costs

B.6. Division of costs

The seller must, subject to the provisions B.6.: - All costs relating to the goods until it is delivered in accordance with Article A.4. and - where applicable, all duties, taxes and other charges payable upon export.

The buyer is obliged: - to bear all costs associated with the goods from the moment of delivery of the goods in accordance with Article A.4., And - to bear all additional costs arising either from the fact that the vessel appointed by him was unable to arrive in time or was not in To accept the goods on time, or to stop accepting the goods before the time established in accordance with Article B.7, or because of the failure of the duty to give proper notice in accordance with Article B.7. The condition, however, is the proper conformity of the goods to the contract. This means that the goods must be properly identified, that is, definitely detached or otherwise identified as the goods that are the subject of this contract, and - pay, if required, all duties, taxes and other charges, as well as the costs of customs formalities , Payable upon import of the goods, and, if necessary, for its transit transportation through third countries.

A.7. Notice to the buyer

B.7. Notice to the seller

The seller must give the buyer sufficient notice that the goods have been delivered alongside the vessel.

The buyer must give the seller sufficient notice of the vessel name, the loading point and required delivery time.

A.8. Proof of delivery, transport document or equivalent electronic message

B.8. Proof of delivery, transport document or equivalent electronic message

The seller must provide the buyer, at his own expense, with the usual proof of delivery of the goods, the usual transport documents in accordance with Article A.4. In the event that such evidence mentioned above is not a transport document, the seller is obliged to provide the buyer at his request, at his expense and at his risk, all possible assistance in obtaining a transport document (for example, a negotiable bill of lading, a non-negotiable sea waybill, By water transport). In the event that the seller and the buyer agree on the use of electronic communications, the above documents may be replaced by equivalent electronic messages (EDI).

The buyer must accept the proof of delivery in accordance with Article A.8.

A.9. Checking - packaging - marking

B.9. Inspection of goods

The seller must bear the costs associated with the inspection of the goods (for example, checking the quality, size, weight, quantity) required for the delivery of the goods in accordance with A.4. The seller must pay at his own expense the costs associated with the packaging necessary to transport the goods (except in cases where it is customary in the industry to ship the contracted goods without packaging). The latter is carried out to the extent that circumstances related to transportation (for example, modes of transport, destination) were known to the seller prior to the conclusion of the contract of sale. The packaging must be properly marked.

The buyer must pay the costs of any pre-shipment inspection except when such inspection is mandated by the authorities of the country of export.

A.10. OTHER OBLIGATIONS

B.10. OTHER OBLIGATIONS

The seller must render the buyer at the request of the latter's expense, risk and every assistance in obtaining any documents or equivalent electronic messages (other than those mentioned in A.8) issued or transmitted in the country of dispatch and / or the country of origin which the buyer may require for the import of the goods and, where necessary, for their transit through any country. The seller must provide the buyer, upon request, with the necessary information for procuring insurance.

The buyer must pay all costs and charges incurred in obtaining the documents or equivalent electronic messages, as provided in Article A.10., And reimburse the seller incurred by the buyer in rendering his assistance.