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.
Clive Palmer, the Australian billionaire who is building a modern-day replica of the Titanic, announced Tuesday (July 17) that his ship will retain the first, second and third-class divisions from the original ship but also include ... 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