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Low Sulfur Fuel Charge – Effective November 16, 2014

2014-10-02

The Low Sulfur Fuel charge will be increasing effective November 16, 2014. This is a result of the increased costs associated with low sulfur fuels in order to comply with the government imposed emission control regulations which are changing on January 1, 2015 in North America. This charge is applicable on all shipments to and from Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

New rates effective November 16, 2014
20’ Equipment (all types): $ 75.00
40’ Equipment (all types): $150.00
45’ Equipment (all types): $169.00

Passenger Vehicles, not including buses/trucks
(NEX 700 cft) $ 44.00
Bus/Truck/Bulk $150.00

For further information and news regarding the ECA standards, the proposal to the IMO and related documents on EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality, please visit the web site at: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/index.htm
If you have any questions, please contact your sales representative or the Customer Care Department at 1-800-276-9539.