Inland Fuel Notification

June 1 , 2015

Dear Totem Ocean Customers:

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.163 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 25.0% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
Change from
05/18/1505/25/1506/01/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.9042.9142.909 -0.005 -1.009
East Coast (PADD1)3.0073.0143.001 -0.013 -1.012
  New England (PADD1A)3.0933.1013.092 -0.009 -1.032
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.1583.1623.143 -0.019 -0.973
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.8752.8842.874 -0.010 -1.036
Midwest (PADD2)2.7912.8002.804 0.004 -1.070
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.7932.8032.799 -0.004 -0.984
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.8132.8302.835 0.005 -1.101
West Coast (PADD5)3.1623.1743.163 -0.011 -0.858
  West Coast less California3.0333.0573.055 -0.002 -0.868
  California3.2683.2693.249 -0.020 -0.854

Therefore, effective June 14, 2015 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be increased to 25.0%.

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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