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 $2.630 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 18.0% as published in tariff STB TOTE 100-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
Change from
07/18/16/ 07/25/16 08/01/16 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.402 2.379 2.348  -0.031  -0.320
East Coast (PADD1) 2.411 2.387 2.354 – 0.033  -0.415
  New England (PADD1A) 2.446 2.434 2.396  -0.038  -0.499
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.503 2.481 2.441  -0.040  -0.444
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.332 2.306 2.279  -0.027  -0.375
Midwest (PADD2) 2.369 2.341 2.304  -0.037  -0.257
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.262 2.242 2.224  -0.018  -0.312
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.435 2.434 2.419  -0.015  -0.266
West Coast (PADD5) 2.686 2.663 2.630  -0.033  -0.276
  West Coast less California 2.569 2.536 2.492  -0.044  -0.269
  California 2.780 2.764 2.741  -0.023  -0.283

Therefore, effective August 14, 2016 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be reduced to 18.0%.

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