30 Apr '12, 4pm

Titanic II to set sail in 2016

Titanic II to set sail in 2016

An Australian billionaire has commissioned a full-sized replica of The Titanic and plans to sail it from London to New York. The announcement, which comes a few weeks after the centenary of the sinking of the original ship by an iceberg in the North Atlantic, was made today by one of Australia's richest men, the mining empresario Clive Palmer. Mr Palmer stunned journalists with his plan, and told them he already has a deal in place with the CSC Jinling Shipyard in China for the work to go ahead. The first voyage of the new ship is expected to be late 2016, if all goes to plan. "It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic but of course it will have state-of-the-art 21st Century technology and the latest navigation and safety systems," he said in a statement. Mr Palmer admitted that he would not be making the claim that Titanic 2 would be 'unsinkable', though h...

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