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)|
|02/16/15||02/23/15||03/02/15||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||2.960||3.005||3.083||0.078||-1.072|
|New England (PADD1A)||3.084||3.173||3.291||0.118||-1.098|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||3.084||3.160||3.293||0.133||-1.061|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.841||2.853||2.880||0.027||-1.082|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.783||2.795||2.796||0.001||-0.997|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.770||2.762||2.779||0.017||-1.204|
|West Coast (PADD5)||2.997||3.065||3.097||0.032||-0.941|
|West Coast less California||2.817||2.889||2.934||0.045||-1.009|
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.
Sr. Pricing Analyst