April 6 , 2015
Dear Totem Ocean Customers:
As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.918 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)|
|03/23/15||03/30/15||04/06/15||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||3.027||2.992||2.950||-0.042||-1.125|
|New England (PADD1A)||3.200||3.164||3.114||-0.050||-1.126|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||3.231||3.179||3.122||-0.057||-1.083|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.837||2.815||2.786||-0.029||-1.160|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.715||2.675||2.643||-0.032||-1.150|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.767||2.743||2.725||-0.018||-1.230|
|West Coast (PADD5)||3.001||2.945||2.918||-0.027||-1.064|
|West Coast less California||2.815||2.758||2.742||-0.016||-1.152|
Therefore, effective April 19, 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