Inland Fuel Notification

January 5, 2015

Dear Totem Ocean Customers: 

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $3.220 per gallon (please refer to the chart below, or to  This price level corresponds with an inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge of 25.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

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

Region12/22/1412/29/1401/05/15Change from a week agoChange from a year ago


East Coast (PADD1)3.3103.2573.204-0.053-0.746
  New England (PADD1A)3.4253.3653.287-0.078-0.828
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B)3.3923.3503.303-0.047-0.743
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)3.2233.1613.109-0.052-0.738
Midwest (PADD2)3.2943.2063.102


Gulf Coast (PADD3)3.1753.1213.045-0.076-0.757
Rocky Mountain (PADD4)3.3383.2393.139-0.100-0.762
West Coast (PADD5)3.3303.2693.220-0.049-0.814
  West Coast less California3.2283.1553.074-0.081-0.860


Therefore, effective January 18, 2015 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be decreased to 25.5%

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, February 10, 2015