This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you consent to our use of cookies unless you have disabled them.

Dating | Theatre Tickets | Greeting Cards | Accommodation | eMag | Directory | Events Search | TNT Jobs


Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has unveiled his plans for a Titanic replica ship, that he will christen Titanic II.

“We thought it would have a lot of appeal,” the mining millionaire told Sky News. “But we’ve found it’s had enormous appeal.”

The new ship will be almost identical to the infamous ship that sunk in the freezing waters of the Atlantic in 1912, but with a few modern touches such as air conditioning. It is to be built in China.

“Titanic was the ship of dreams,” Palmer said at the launch. “Titanic II is the ship where dreams come true.”

details for the new ship have been kept under wraps and contracts are still to be signed. But there seems to be no shortage of people wanting to be on board Titanic II with 40,000 people already signed up for its maiden voyage in 2016.

“I am funding this myself because I want to spend the money I have before I die,” Palmer says.

Photo: Getty.


Talkback


Aussie billionaire Clive Palmer unveils plans for Titantic replica
Digital Mag

Latest News

Stay connected on social networks
Like us on Facebook
Follow TNT on Twitter