Inland Fuel Notification

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)
Change from
01/19/15 01/26/15 02/02/15 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.933 2.866 2.831  -0.035  -1.120
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
Midwest (PADD2) 2.889 2.804 2.765  -0.039  -1.177
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
  California 3.165 3.090 3.027  -0.063  -1.045

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.

Rich Menti

Sr. Pricing Analyst