Inland Fuel Notification

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)
Change from
03/23/1503/30/1504/06/15week agoyear ago
U.S.2.8642.8242.784 -0.040 -1.175
East Coast (PADD1)3.0272.9922.950 -0.042 -1.125
  New England (PADD1A)3.2003.1643.114 -0.050 -1.126
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.2313.1793.122 -0.057 -1.083
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)2.8372.8152.786 -0.029 -1.160
Midwest (PADD2)2.7682.8262.675 -0.052 -1.267
Gulf Coast (PADD3)2.7152.6752.643 -0.032 -1.150
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)2.7672.7432.725 -0.018 -1.230
West Coast (PADD5)3.0012.9452.918 -0.027 -1.064
  West Coast less California2.8152.7582.742 -0.016 -1.152
  California3.1523.0963.061 -0.035 -0.995

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.

Rich Menti

Sr. Pricing Analyst