Inland Fuel Notification

March 2, 2015

Dear Totem Ocean Customers:

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.097 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
02/16/1502/23/1503/02/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.8652.9002.936 0.036 -1.080
East Coast (PADD1)2.9603.0053.083 0.078 -1.072
  New England (PADD1A)3.0843.1733.291 0.118 -1.098
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.0843.1603.293 0.133 -1.061
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.8412.8532.880 0.027 -1.082
Midwest (PADD2)2.7922.8262.850 0.024 -1.169
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.7832.7952.796 0.001 -0.997
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.7702.7622.779 0.017 -1.204
West Coast (PADD5)2.9973.0653.097 0.032 -0.941
  West Coast less California2.8172.8892.934 0.045 -1.009
  California3.1423.2083.229 0.021 -0.890

Therefore, effective March 15, 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