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Report
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Waterways Navigation
in USSOUTHCOM’s Region
Mr. Marcelo Salles
USACE Liaison Officer to USSOUTHCOM
The International Propeller Club
of the United States
Louisville, KY
16 October 2014
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BRAZIL: WATER USES
Navigation Sector
Waterways Extention (2013)
 Total: 20,956 km – 13,021 mi / US = 25,000 mi
 8,500 km – 5,282 mi (29.5%) uninterrupted all year long
Cargo shipment (2013)
 Total: 80 million tons/year / US = 565 M tons/year
Ore Minerals: 28.8 million tons/year / US = 14.7 M
Fuels and mineral oils: 7.4 million tons/year / US = 162 M
Grains: 6.7 million tons/year
Containers: 6.4 million tons/year
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Water conflict between hydroelectric sector
and transport sector related to locks.
BRAZIL: WATER USES
Hydropower
 70% of total energy generation
 Installed capacity: 84,000 MW
 Potential capacity: 270,000 MW
Source
Petroleum
Gas
Mineral Coal
Nuclear
Hydraulic
Biomass/Wind/Others
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Brazil
World
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CODEVASF – USACE Partnership
São Francisco River Navigation Program
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Area of Interest/ Area of
Operations
Sao Francisco River
The Sao Francisco river is approx 10
Hours by car from Brasilia or about 1
hour by plane.
The project covers an area of over5 450
km with 12 project sites along the river.
Partnership Purpose
 Transfer of knowledge between Brazil and the United States
 Project Purpose: Leverage USACE expertise to develop bank stabilization
and navigation projects along the São Francisco River
 Relationship building between Brazil and the United States
São Francisco River at Barra, Bahia, Brazil
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São Francisco River Basin
 Basin Characteristics:
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Northeastern Brazil
Largest basin located
entirely in Brazil
640,000 sq. km (size of
Texas)
2,750 km long (~1/2 the
Mississippi River)
Navigation Channel:
1,371 km
Focus on 657 km in the
Middle Sao Francisco
Barra, Bahia
(4 Projects in
Year 1)
Juazeiro
Pirapora
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Current Navigation Challenges
 Navigation Channel between Pirapora
and Petrolina/Juazeiro
► 61
Identified Historical Critical Reaches
► 149
individual shoals based on 2012
channel (less than 2.0 meters)
► Estimated
Dredging Volume = 7,750,000 m3
 Priority Reach between Ibotirama and
Petrolina/Juazeiro
► 21
Critical Reaches
Dredging Volume = 775,000 m3
(Between Ibotirama and Sobradinho
Reservoir)
► Estimated
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Recently Completed Projects
 Sediment Transport Modeling of Navigation Channel
 Develop conceptual designs for 61 critical sites using:
► Self-scouring
channels (dikes)
► Dredging
 Feasibility study and cost estimates for sustainable navigation
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Path Forward
 Knowledge transfer (2 directions) between countries
 Building a team of subject matter experts in Brazil in the areas of
navigation, dredging, and river engineering
 Process of amending the US – Brazil agreement to include:
► Training
► Additional
► Contract
projects
extenstion and future team growth
 Direct support for dredging and construction of engineering
projects
 Maintain the positive relationships between Brazil and US
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Rio Paraguay Comprehensive Master Plan
Scope of Work
30 June 2014
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• 1,629 mi (2,621 km)
El río Paraguay
Río Paraguay
The Paraguay River is:
• 141,156 mi² (365,592 km²)
• Borders: Paraguay, Brazil,
Argentina, Bolivia
BOLIVIA
7 ft
2.1 m
BRAZIL
Bahia Negra (1250 km)
PARAGUAY
333 mi
535 km
North Zone
242 mi
390 km
South Zone
São Paulo
Asuncion
Rio Parana
TOTAL 575 mi
Zones 3-4 925 km
ARGENTINA
Santa Fe
• Makes up 42% of the La
Plata Basin
• Rises 300 m above sea
level, (1,100 sq km)
• Divided into 4 zones
Rosario
Buenos Aires
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URUGUAY
11 ft
3.6 m
25 ft
7.6 m
34 ft
10.4 m
R IO
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Palacio Cué y Aguirre Km. 859
Pinasco Km. 840
Itapucumí Km. 830
Paso Guardia Cue Km. 820 Arrecifes Km. 809
A
Romero Cué Km. 727
Itacurubí Km. 712
Mercedes Km. 704
A
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ANTEQUERA Km. 688
SALTO DEL
GUAIRA
Paso Almiron Km. 564
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• Mostly operated by barge convoys.
M
ROSARIO Km. 536
A
Y
Remanso Castillo Km. 405
O
CIUDAD DEL
ESTE
Paso Tres Bocas Km. 425
Itá Pyta Punta Km. 386
A
• Solid bulk cargo: Soybean (and byproducts), wheat, iron ore and
manganese, clinker, limestone materials,
cement, liquid (petroleum and petroleum
products, oils).
PUERTO
INDIO
Paso Palmita y Victoria Km. 522
ASUNCIÓN Km. 390
Paso Medin Km. 367
R
Paso Buey Muerto Km. 348,5
VILLETA Km. 353
Vuelta Ita Piru Km. 344
Guyrati Superior Km. 342
Paso Lobato Km. 295 Paso Guyrati Km. 341
Vuelta Lobato Km. 293
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CONCEPCIÓN Km. 700
Paso Pedenal Km. 643
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O
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PINASCO Km. 939
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P
Casilda Km. 920
Sandy bottom: 37 places
Guggiari Km. 700
Bedrock: 7 places
Tight bends: 11
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VALLEMI Km. 922
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L
Principales
problemas de
la navegación
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ALBERDI Km. 209
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E
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• Traffic between ports in south westernPaso Cancha Larga Km. 119
Brazil (Corumbá and Ladario), the
Paso Pilar Km. 89
Bolivian West (Terminal Aguirre) and
Paraguay (Vallemí and other minor
ports) ports of Argentina, Uruguay.
PILAR Km. 88
T
I
ENCARNACION
Km. 1583
N
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Title Slide
Sep
Partnering Directorate (J9) Overview
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Collaborative Environment
Western Hemisphere
Institute for Security
Cooperation
Army
Marine Corps
Navy
Air Force Coast Guard
The Perry Center
Inter-American
Defense College
United Nations
IOM
OAS
Naval Postgraduate
School
Homeland
Security
State
Commerce
Justice
USAID
Energy
HHS
Defense Language
Institute Foreign
Language Center
DLIFLC
Treasury
Intelligence Agencies
Interagency and Public-Private Partnerships
“Whole of Society”
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Organization Websites and POCs
Organization Web Sites and POCs:
• PIANC – World Association for Waterbourne Transport Infrastructure
• www.PIANC.org
• PIANC-COPEDEC IX will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October 2016
• 6th International PIANC-SMART Rivers Conference
• US Chapter: http://pianc.us
• POC: Kevin Knight, USACE IWR, [email protected]; 703-428-7250
• Organization of American States – Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP/OAS)
• http://www.oas.org/CIP/english/
•1st Hemispheric Seminar on Port Legislation, Uruguay, November 2014
• http://www.oas.org/cip/english/courses.html
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THANK YOU!!
Marcelo Salles
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
USACE Liaison Officer to USSOUTHCOM
W: 305-437-1158, BB: 202-615-6367
E-Mail: [email protected]
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