Fuel Surcharges

9/15/2017: Totem Maritime Alaska has experienced significant cost increases particularly in the distillate components of the vessel fuel required to meet low-Sulphur standards as directed by the US Government's Emissions Control Area (ECA) protocols. They will be increasing their fuel surcharge from 22% to 26% effective Sunday, October 1, 2017. Alaskan Express will reflect this new rate on all shipments on or after the effective date.

As always, Alaskan Express continually monitors fuel prices and will adjust accordingly. We appreciate your business!

 

4/26/2017: Please note our change in the current Fuel Surcharge from 19.5% to 22.0%. Alaskan Express will reflect the new rate on shipments dated on or after the effective date of May 01, 2017 on shipments to or from the state of Alaska.

We continually monitor fuel prices, and will adjust the fuel surcharge appropriately.  For further information, please contact us.

 

2/6/2017: Please note our change to the current Fuel Surcharge to 19.5%, this is due to a change by a Federally Mandated reduction from 1.8% to 0.1% sulfur content in the bunker (diesel) fuel being burned by carriers operating in the emission control area (ECA) which in the case of the west coast, essentially covers Mexico to Alaska. Alaskan Express will reflect the new rate on shipments dated on or after the effective date of February 5, 2017. This is on shipments to and from the state of Alaska. We continually monitor our fuel prices and adjust the fuel surcharge appropriately. For further information please contact us.

 

01/23/2017: Please note our change in the current Fuel Surcharge to 17.0%. Alaskan Express will reflect the new rate on shipments dated on or after the effective date of 02 January, 2017 on shipments to or from the state of Alaska.

We continually monitor fuel prices, and will adjust the fuel surcharge appropriately.  For further information, please contact us.

 

12/16/16: Our Steamship/Carrier Partners have followed through with their previously announced GRI (General Rate Increase.) This adjustment along with a change in the current Fuel Surcharge to 16.0%. Alaskan Express will reflect the new rate on shipments dated on or after the effective date on shipments to or from the state of Alaska.

We continually monitor fuel prices, and will adjust the fuel surcharge appropriately.  For further information, please contact us.

 

7/01/16: Our Steamship/Carrier Partners have announced a fuel surcharge increase, effective July 03, 2016. This increase will bump the surcharge up to 30.0%. Alaskan Express will reflect the new rate on shipments dated on or after the effective date on shipments to or from the state of Alaska.

We continually monitor fuel prices on a daily basis, and will adjust the fuel surcharge appropriately. 

 

Please direct any questions to your sales representative, our Sumner WA location at 253-838-2909, our Anchorage AK location at 907-342-3030.

Thank you for your support, we appreciate your business!!