August 3 , 2015
Dear Totem Ocean Customers:
As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.906 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 21.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.
|U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices* (dollars per gallon)|
|07/20/15||07/27/15||08/03/15||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||2.873||2.954||2.769||-0.040||-1.137|
|New England (PADD1A)||2.996||2.932||2.895||-0.037||-1.124|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||2.985||2.918||2.885||-0.033||-1.104|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.762||2.701||2.654||-0.047||-1.163|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.674||2.611||2.536||-0.075||-1.218|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.770||2.735||2.685||-0.050||-1.192|
|West Coast (PADD5)||3.004||2.957||2.906||-0.051||-1.110|
|West Coast less California||2.873||2.814||2.761||-0.053||-1.169|
Therefore, effective August 16, 2015 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be decreased to 21.5%.
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.
Sr. Pricing Analyst