Inland Fuel Notification

Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers,

As of today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.273 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 13.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
Change from
01/18/16/ 01/25/16 02/01/16 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.112 2.071 2.031  -0.040  -0.800
East Coast (PADD1) 2.174 2.140 2.111  -0.029  -0.821
  New England (PADD1A) 2.277 2.240 2.219  -0.021  -0.809
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.305 2.264 2.239  -0.025  -0.802
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.054 2.025 1.992  -0.033  -0.834
Midwest (PADD2) 2.023 1.987 1.941  -0.046  -0.824
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.014 1.957 1.917  -0.040  -0.852
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.078 2.015 1.969  -0.046  -0.814
West Coast (PADD5) 2.359 2.325 2.273  -0.052  -0.613
  West Coast less California 2.198 2.160 2.117  -0.043  -0.599
  California 2.489 2.459 2.399  -0.060  -0.628

Therefore, effective February 14, 2016 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be reduced to 13.5%.

Please note: the ocean fuel surcharge will remain as published in TOTE Maritime Alaska’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