Is the ‘Titanic II’ Cruise Ship Already Sunk?

Aussie Billionaire Clive Palmer set out for an ambitious goal when he announced plans to build a replica of the RMS Titanic, and now it seems the Titanic II project, at least as planned, may be headed towards a similar fate as its predecessor: sunk. According to Australian media, Palmer and his Blue Star Line are yet to sign a final deal with the builder in China, … [Read more...]

V.Ships Leisure Appointed as Titanic II Ship Manager

Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, announced this week that the he has appointed V.Ships Leisure as the official ship manager of his Blue Star Line’s Titanic II project. V.Ships Leisure, the passenger shipping arm of V.Ships, is the world’s largest supplier of management and outsourcing services to the maritime leisure industry. Palmer said the appointment … [Read more...]

Australian Billionaire: “Titanic II” Will NOT Be Unsinkable

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian mining entrepreneur Clive Palmer on Tuesday unveiled blueprints for Titanic II, a modern replica of the doomed ocean liner, although he stopped short of calling the vessel unsinkable. The ship will largely recreate the design and decor of the fabled original, with some modifications to keep it in line with current safety … [Read more...]

Aussie Billionaire’s Titanic II Plans Revealed

Australian billionaire and political-hopeful Clive Palmer on Tuesday offered the first glimpse into his Blue Star Line's Titanic II replica project and the design is so authentic that it even comes with space for steerage passengers and a special space for the correct amount of safety equipment. The design, developed by Finish-based Deltamarin, comes fully equipped with nine … [Read more...]

Aussie’s Titanic Vision Moves Closer

By Robb M. Stewart Australia's version of the Titanic has taken another step towards becoming reality. Finnish ship design and marine engineering firm Deltamarin Ltd. has been commissioned to assist with the construction of modern version of the ill-fated passenger liner for Australian billionaire Clive Palmer. Mr. Palmer in an emailed statement Tuesday said his … [Read more...]