May 4 , 2015
Dear Totem Ocean Customers:
As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.112 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 24.0% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.
|U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices* (dollars per gallon)|
|04/20/15||04/27/15||05/04/15||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||2.926||2.949||2.978||0.029||-1.077|
|New England (PADD1A)||3.049||3.057||3.066||0.009||-1.115|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||3.081||3.110||3.133||0.023||-1.043|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.783||2.806||2.844||0.038||-1.096|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.659||2.683||2.751||0.068||-1.062|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.713||2.731||2.764||0.033||-1.214|
|West Coast (PADD5)||2.965||3.026||3.112||0.086||-0.934|
|West Coast less California||2.796||2.865||2.971||0.106||-0.973|
Therefore, effective May 17, 2015 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be increased to 24.0%.
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.
Sr. Pricing Analyst