30 Apr '12, 8am

Titanic II to set sail 2016; will be high-tech, likely to avoid icebergs better

CANBERRA (Australia) - An Australian billionaire on today said he will 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. Weeks after the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the original Titanic, Mr Clive Palmer announced today he has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build the Titanic II. "It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic, but ... Will have state-of-the-art 21st-century technology and the latest navigation and safety systems," Mr Palmer said in a statement. He called the project "a tribute to the spirit of the men and women who worked on the original Titanic". More than 1,500 people died after the Titanic hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic on its first voyage. It was the...

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Titanic II to set sail in 2016

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