February 2, 2015
Dear Totem Ocean Customers:
As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.886 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)|
|01/19/15||01/26/15||02/02/15||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||3.018||2.967||2.932||-0.035||-1.138|
|New England (PADD1A)||3.072||3.018||3.028||0.010||-1.277|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||3.131||3.078||3.041||-0.037||-1.240|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.918||2.870||2.826||-0.044||-1.042|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.843||2.786||2.769||-0.017||-1.006|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.884||2.812||2.783||-0.029||-1.077|
|West Coast (PADD5)||3.011||2.942||2.886||-0.056||-1.108|
|West Coast less California||2.826||2.763||2.716||-0.047||-1.186|
Therefore, effective February 15, 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.
Sr. Pricing Analyst