Inland Fuel Notification

November 3, 2014

Dear Totem Ocean Customers: 

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.789 per gallon (please refer to the chart below, or to  This price level corresponds with an inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge of 32.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)

Region10/20/1410/27/1411/03/14Change from a week agoChange from a year ago


East Coast (PADD1)3.6653.6273.597-0.030-0.281
  New England (PADD1A)3.7513.7243.687-0.037-0.321
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.7373.6933.655-0.038-0.283
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)3.5903.5553.533-0.022-0.275
Midwest (PADD2)3.6063.6113.624


Gulf Coast (PADD3)3.5893.5633.532-0.031-0.237
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)3.7383.7143.713-0.001-0.144
West Coast (PADD5)3.8353.7993.789-0.010-0.226
  West Coast less California3.7423.7063.704-0.002-0.219


Therefore, effective November 16, 2014 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be decreased to 32.5%

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



Historical Fuel Charges


Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014