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Titanic II: Australian billionaire to build replica of famous liner

Clive Palmer says new Chinese-built ship will make maiden voyage across Atlantic in 2016 One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 13:30 ON Mon 30 Apr 2012 A HUNDRED years after the original Titanic sank, she - or rather, a ship like her - is set to sail again, thanks to one of Australia's richest men, who has commissioned a replica of the famous passenger liner. The new version of the ship (original pictured), already dubbed Titanic II, will be custom-built for billionaire Queensland businessman Clive Palmer, who has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard.
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