What’s FOB? ・ Terms and conditions of transfer of responsibility on the deck of the ship FOB is one of the International Commercial Terms which is called Incoterms as abbreviation. FOB refers to the terms and conditions under which the responsibility for costs and risks transfers on the deck of a ship staying at the port of export. FOB stands for Free On Board, and in this case “Board” refers to the deck of a ship. So, FOB means, “On the deck of a ship, the exporter is free from the responsibility (the responsibility is transferred to the importer)”. In the shipping documents, the name of the export port is […]