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.
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... Read Post
Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, just announced that he will build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard. Its maiden voyage will take place in late 2016, from England Read More Read Post