eC2: Inland Waterways Strategic Plan for Argentina

Deadline: 12-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water-pollution-cartoon

The purpose of this assignment is to deliver a proposal of an Inland Waterway Strategic Plan (IWSP) for Argentina, addressing the Paraguay-Parana-Uruguay-Rio de la Plata waterway. It will encompass all the technical, economic and institutional aspects, deemed relevant to achieve an efficient operation of the waterway, identifying and exploiting every opportunity for improvement. These topics will include at least the following: the economically convenient draft to be achieved in each section; economically viable interventions aimed at reducing congestion and delays; the proper sizing of the interventions, taking into account future trends regarding the design of the vessels. The IWSPs horizon will be at least the next 20 years, although it may be increased, if both the team and the Task Team Leader agree.

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eC2: National Ports Strategic Plan for Argentina

Deadline: 12-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)port-614543_640

The purpose of this assignment is to deliver a proposal of a National Ports Strategic Plan (NPSP) for Argentina, addressing the whole port activity of the country, either under public or private responsibility; emphasis will be on the public owned ports, either if operated directly by government, or granted to the private sector. It will encompass all the technical, economic and institutional aspects, deemed relevant to achieve an efficient operation of the port system, identifying and exploiting every opportunity for improvement. Among such topics, at least the following will be included: the expected evolution of demand (both actual and potential), the present and potential efficiency of port operations, the opportunities for technological improvement, the definition of the optimal draft both in economic and environmental terms, the potential improvement of inland transportation that might increase the ports performance, the required institutional strengthening of the gov

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