Incoterms 2010 FOB FREE ON BOARD (... named port of shipment)
FOB-Free on Board-(named port of shipment) means that the seller fulfils his obligation to deliver when the goods have passed over the ship's rail at the named port of shipment. This means that the buyer has to bear all costs and risks of loss of or damage to the goods from that point.
The FOB term requires the seller to clear the goods for export.
This term can only be used for sea or inland waterway transport. When the ship's rail serves no-practical purpose. such as in the case of roll-on/roll off or container traffic the FCA term is more appropriate to use.
A. The seller must
PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF INCOTERMS 2010.
Group E Departure
EXW Ex Works
Group F Main carriage unpaid
FCA Free Carrier (... named place)
FAS Free Alongside Ship (...named port of shipment)
FOB Free On Board (... named port of shipment)