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Fuel Clause


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P&O Ferrymasters' Standard Fuel Clause shows at a glance the monthly fuel surcharges that will be applicable.

The surcharges are based on monthly diesel oil retail prices as defined by the European Commission's Market Observatory for Energy - and based on the average automotive diesel price of 0.429 euro per litre (excl. tax).

To balance differences in fuel prices across Europe, our fuel mechanism is based on the average monthly fuel prices in five countries.

For each 2.5 Eurocent deviation from the base reference price, the fuel percentage is adjusted (up and down) with 1% for road transportation and 0.5% for rail transport.

The fuel surcharge fluctuates on a monthly base and will not be negative.

P&O Ferrymasters is committed to developing this level of transparency and openness in all its commercial activities.

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Automotive Diesel Price (Per Litre Including Tax)
Apr 16May 16Jun 16Jul 16Aug 16Sep 16Oct 16Nov 16Dec 16Jan 17Feb 17Mar 17
France€1.060€1.101€1.165€1.130€1.093€1.115€1.138€1.149€1.173€1.257€1.264€1.258
Germany€1.045€1.091€1.115€1.112€1.086€1.101€1.128€1.126€1.170€1.204€1.195€1.186
Italy€1.237€1.274€1.317€1.308€1.286€1.302€1.317€1.329€1.343€1.399€1.399€1.401
Spain€0.972€1.012€1.053€1.039€1.010€1.032€1.051€1.055€1.081€1.129€1.126€1.124
UK€1.343€1.393€1.432€1.346€1.304€1.334€1.296€1.351€1.391€1.406€1.445€1.419
Average €1.131 €1.174 €1.216 €1.187 €1.156 €1.177 €1.186 €1.202 €1.232 €1.279 €1.286 €1.278
Automotive Diesel Price (Per Litre Excluding Tax)
Apr 16May 16Jun 16Jul 16Aug 16Sep 16Oct 16Nov 16Dec 16Jan 17Feb 17Mar 17
France€0.373€0.407€0.460€0.431€0.401€0.418€0.437€0.447€0.467€0.509€0.507€0.502
Germany€0.407€0.446€0.467€0.464€0.442€0.455€0.477€0.476€0.513€0.541€0.534€0.526
Italy€0.397€0.427€0.462€0.455€0.437€0.450€0.462€0.472€0.484€0.529€0.529€0.531
Spain€0.435€0.469€0.502€0.491€0.466€0.485€0.501€0.504€0.526€0.566€0.564€0.562
UK€0.388€0.422€0.450€0.431€0.410€0.428€0.427€0.465€0.472€0.501€0.525€0.512
Average €0.400 €0.434 €0.468 €0.454 €0.431 €0.447 €0.461 €0.473 €0.492 €0.529 €0.532 €0.527
Surcharge Applicable During Month
May 16Jun 16Jul 16Aug 16Sep 16Oct 16Nov 16Dec 16Jan 17Feb 17Mar 17Apr 17
Fuel Surcharge Road Transport-1.16%0.20%1.57%1.00%0.08%0.73%1.27%1.75%2.53%4.01%4.11%3.90%
Fuel Surcharge Intermodal Transport-0.58%0.10%0.79%0.50%0.04%0.36%0.64%0.87%1.27%2.01%2.05%1.95%
Monthly Fuel Surcharge Percentage Road Transport
Monthly Fuel Surcharge Percentage Intermodal Transport