The defence Commissioner of the Bundestag, Hans-Peter Bartels, the glaring problems in the restoration of the sailing school ship “Gorch Fock” is also to Chaos in the bureaucracy of the German military.

“It is the impression that the infinite repair history is available for a System of organised irresponsibility”, said the SPD politician of the “New osnabrück newspaper”. “If everyone here should have it all done correctly, then you have to look at what is held in the military bureaucracy for normal.”

The 1958-built three-master will be overhauled for 2016. Originally with tens of millions of euros, puts the cost now on 135 million euros. Given the explosion in Costs and a corruption suspicion, the Ministry of defence has ordered a provisional payment to stop. A decision on the future of the ship is to be taken, according to the Ministry of Thursday, only after further tests.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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