March 6, 2017
Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers:
As of today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.877 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 21.0% as published in tariff STB TOTE 101-A and TOCT 402-A.
|U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices* (dollars per gallon)|
|02/20/17||02/27/17||03/06/17||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||2.628||2.635||2.633||-0.002||0.556|
|New England (PADD1A)||2.658||2.658||2.646||-0.012||0.499|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||2.770||2.772||2.780||0.008||0.592|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.521||2.533||2.525||-0.008||0.546|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.433||2.433||2.429||-0.004||0.522|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.548||2.582||2.625||0.043||0.698|
|West Coast (PADD5)||2.876||2.877||2.877||0.000||0.658|
|West Coast less California||2.767||2.772||2.779||0.007||0.682|
Therefore, effective March 19, 2017 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall remain at 21.0%.
Please note: the ocean fuel surcharge will remain as published in TOTE Maritime Alaska tariffs under Item 345.
Please call Rich Menti with any questions: 253.449.8185.