Inland Fuel Notification

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)
Change from
07/20/1507/27/1508/03/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.7822.7232.668 -0.055 -1.185
East Coast (PADD1)2.8732.9542.769 -0.040 -1.137
  New England (PADD1A)2.9962.9322.895 -0.037 -1.124
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)2.9852.9182.885 -0.033 -1.104
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.7622.7012.654 -0.047 -1.163
Midwest (PADD2)2.6792.6192.561 -0.058 -1.237
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.6742.6112.536 -0.075 -1.218
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.7702.7352.685 -0.050 -1.192
West Coast (PADD5)3.0042.9572.906 -0.051 -1.110
  West Coast less California2.8732.8142.761 -0.053 -1.169
  California3.1113.0723.024 -0.048 -1.063

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.

Rich Menti
Sr. Pricing Analyst

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