Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers:
As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.664 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 18.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 101-A and TOCT 401-A.
|U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices* (dollars per gallon)|
|08/22/16||08/29/16||09/05/16||week ago||year ago|
|East Coast (PADD1)||2.367||2.410||2.408||-0.002||-0.186|
|New England (PADD1A)||2.391||2.423||2.420||-0.003||-0.243|
|Central Atlantic (PADD1B)||2.457||2.496||2.499||0.003||-0.217|
|Lower Atlantic (PADD1C)||2.294||2.341||2.335||-0.006||-0.154|
|Gulf Coast (PADD3)||2.249||2.269||2.264||-0.005||-0.121|
|Rocky Mountain (PADD4)||2.435||2.476||2.493||0.017||-0.074|
|West Coast (PADD5)||2.623||2.658||2.664||0.006||-0.082|
|West Coast less California||2.498||2.555||2.563||0.008||-0.027|
Therefore, effective September 18, 2016 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be increased to 18.5%.
Please note: the ocean fuel surcharge will remain as published in TOTE Maritime Alaska tariffs under Item 345.
Please call me with any questions: (253) 449-8185. Thank you.
Sr. Pricing Analyst