Inland Fuel Notification

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)
Change from
04/20/1504/27/1505/04/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.7802.8112.854 0.043 -1.110
East Coast (PADD1)2.9262.9492.978 0.029 -1.077
  New England (PADD1A)3.0493.0573.066 0.009 -1.115
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.0813.1103.133 0.023 -1.043
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.7832.8062.844 0.038 -1.096
Midwest (PADD2)2.6592.6912.715 0.024 -1.220
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.6592.6832.751 0.068 -1.062
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.7132.7312.764 0.033 -1.214
West Coast (PADD5)2.9653.0263.112 0.086 -0.934
  West Coast less California2.7962.8652.971 0.106 -0.973
  California3.1023.1563.227 0.071 -0.905

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.

Rich Menti
Sr. Pricing Analyst

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