Inland Fuel Notification

July 6 , 2015

Dear Totem Ocean Customers:

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.069 per gallon (please refer to the chart below, or to http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/oog/info/wohdp/diesel.asp ). This price level corresponds with an inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge of 23.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
Change from
06/22/1506/29/1507/06/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.8592.8432.832 -0.011 -1.081
East Coast (PADD1)2.9592.9542.938 -0.016 -1.040
  New England (PADD1A)3.0853.0713.060 -0.011 -1.038
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.1023.0943.073 -0.021 -0.996
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.8242.8232.810 -0.013 -1.072
Midwest (PADD2)2.7462.7312.724 -0.007 -1.138
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.7552.7302.712 -0.018 -1.090
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.7992.7762.785 0.009 -1.124
West Coast (PADD5)3.0973.0683.069 0.001 -0.998
  West Coast less California3.0072.9782.978 0.000 -1.007
  California3.1703.1413.142 0.001 -0.993

Therefore, effective July 19, 2015 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be decreased to 23.5%.

Please note: the ocean fuel surcharge will remain as published in Totem Ocean’s tariffs under Item 345.

For historical fuel surcharges click here.

Please call me with any questions: (253) 449-8185. Thank you.

Rich Menti
Sr. Pricing Analyst

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