Inland Fuel Notification

April 7, 2014

Dear Totem Ocean Customers: 

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.982 per gallon (please refer to the chart below, or to  This price level corresponds with an inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge of 35.0% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

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

Region03/24/1403/31/1404/07/14Change from a week agoChange from a year ago


East Coast (PADD1)4.1154.0944.075-0.019-0.066
  New England (PADD1A)4.2794.2554.240-0.015-0.106
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)4.2774.2414.205-0.036-0.143
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)3.9633.9553.946-0.0090.000
Midwest (PADD2)3.9753.9593.942


Gulf Coast (PADD3)3.8003.8043.793-0.011-0.095
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)3.9843.9753.983-0.0200.056
West Coast (PADD5)4.0093.9903.982-0.008-0.135
  West Coast less California3.9253.9083.894-0.014-0.129


Therefore, effective April 20, 2014 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be decreased to 35.0%

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.


Rich Menti

Sr. Pricing Analyst



Historical Fuel Charges


Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014