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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)
Mar 18Apr 18May 18Jun 18Jul 18Aug 18Sep 18Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19
France€1.368€1.397€1.435€1.470€1.449€1.445€1.468€1.515€1.494€1.435€1.392€1.423
Germany€1.171€1.204€1.254€1.282€1.273€1.283€1.321€1.364€1.433€1.346€1.233€1.241
Italy€1.422€1.441€1.480€1.524€1.510€1.506€1.519€1.552€1.556€1.491€1.430€1.450
Spain€1.134€1.164€1.202€1.235€1.225€1.226€1.242€1.271€1.265€1.190€1.148€1.188
UK€1.396€1.429€1.453€1.504€1.484€1.484€1.496€1.539€1.551€1.492€1.454€1.477
Average €1.298 €1.327 €1.365 €1.403 €1.388 €1.389 €1.409 €1.448 €1.460 €1.391 €1.331 €1.356
Automotive Diesel Price (Per Litre Excluding Tax)
Mar 18Apr 18May 18Jun 18Jul 18Aug 18Sep 18Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19
France€0.531€0.555€0.587€0.616€0.598€0.594€0.614€0.653€0.635€0.586€0.550€0.577
Germany€0.513€0.541€0.584€0.607€0.599€0.607€0.640€0.676€0.733€0.660€0.565€0.572
Italy€0.548€0.563€0.595€0.632€0.621€0.617€0.628€0.655€0.658€0.605€0.555€0.571
Spain€0.569€0.595€0.626€0.654€0.645€0.646€0.659€0.683€0.679€0.616€0.570€0.603
UK€0.505€0.525€0.552€0.593€0.583€0.587€0.600€0.626€0.636€0.595€0.562€0.568
Average €0.533 €0.556 €0.589 €0.620 €0.609 €0.610 €0.628 €0.659 €0.668 €0.612 €0.560 €0.578
Surcharge Applicable During Month
Apr 18May 18Jun 18Jul 18Aug 18Sep 18Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19
Fuel Surcharge Road Transport4.17%5.08%6.39%7.64%7.21%7.25%7.97%9.18%9.57%7.34%5.26%5.97%
Fuel Surcharge Intermodal Transport2.09%2.54%3.20%3.82%3.61%3.63%3.98%4.59%4.79%3.67%2.63%2.99%
Monthly Fuel Surcharge Percentage Road Transport
Monthly Fuel Surcharge Percentage Intermodal Transport