Delivered to the side of the vessel and ready to be loaded.
Free Alongside Ship. A delivery term under which the seller provides his goods alongside a named vessel at a named port. Refer to INCOTERMS for standard definition.
The term f.a.s. must be qualified by a named port. The seller is liable for all charges and risks until the goods sold are delivered alongside a vessel at such port or are delivered to the port on a dock which will by used by the vessel. Title passes to the buyer when the seller has secured a clean dock or ship's receipt for the goods.