Clive Palmer says new Chinese-built ship will make maiden voyage across Atlantic in 2016
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.
An Australian billionaire has announced his plans to build the Titanic II, a modern-day replica of the ill-fated liner that sank over 100 years ago. Clive Palmer, a coal mining [...]
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced on Monday that he is paying to develop and sail the Titanic II, a ship that will feature the same design (above water) as the original Titanic while offering modern day navigation and sa...
A maiden voyage is scheduled by 2016. Palmer is confident, but notes: "Anything will sink if you put a hole in it." A plan to build a life-size replica of the Titanic and sail her across the Atlantic--from one side to the other hope...
A billionaire is planning to build a replica of the Titanic, the maiden voyage is planned for 2016. A high-tech version of the fated luxury ocean liner is expected to sail from England to New York. A gala promoting the project was h...