Billionaire vows to make Titanic II
An Australian billionaire on Monday said he'll create a high-tech replica of the Titanic using a Chinese shipbuilder, and that its maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York, just like the original.
An Australian business man announced plans to build a replica of the Titanic this morning, with all the luxuries of the former ship but none.
Our spoof story became a reality today with news that billionaire businessman Clive Palmer is planning to build Titanic II. And whilst there's no word yet on the guestlist for the new liner's maiden voyage, who's to say we haven't got that right too!
Palmer, a self-made mining billionaire, said he had commissioned state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to construct Titanic II with the same dimensions as its predecessor. “It will be every bit as luxurious as
CANBERRA (Reuters) – An Australian billionaire announced plans on Monday to build an "unsinkable" version of the Titanic, 100 years after the original sank after hitting an iceberg. Titanic II is expected to make its maiden voyage from England to North