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Titanic 2?

NBC News: Just over a century after the Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic, an Australian billionaire has officially floated plans to build a successor.

Clive Palmer, chairman of Brisbane-based Blue Star Line, revealed blueprints for Titanic II, a ‘full-scale re-creation’ of the illustrious, if ill-fated, ship at a press conference on the Intrepid Air, Sea & Space Museum in New York.

Photo: This handout provided by Blue Star Line shows a computer-generated image of Australian mining tycoon Clive Palmer’s plans for a “Titanic II” near-replica cruise ship. (Handout / Getty Images)

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australian billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has unveiled plans to build the Titanic II.Palmer said his new company Blue Star Line Pty Ltd had commissioned the state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build a near replica of the ill-fated Titanic in China. The cost is unknown.The ship’s maiden voyage from England to North America is scheduled for late 2016.
Photo: The Titanic (The Associated Press)

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australian billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has unveiled plans to build the Titanic II.

Palmer said his new company Blue Star Line Pty Ltd had commissioned the state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build a near replica of the ill-fated Titanic in China. The cost is unknown.

The ship’s maiden voyage from England to North America is scheduled for late 2016.

Photo: The Titanic (The Associated Press)