free alongside ship


adverb, adjective


Origin of free alongside ship

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called free alongside vessel.

F.A.S.

or f.a.s.

Commerce.

free alongside ship: without charge to the buyer for goods delivered alongside ship.
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British Dictionary definitions for free alongside ship

free alongside ship

adjective

(of a shipment of goods) delivered to the dock without charge to the buyer, but excluding the cost of loading onto the vesselAbbreviation: FAS, f.a.s Also: free alongside vessel Compare free on board
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