Friday, October 8, 2021

RMS Titanic Getting the LEGO Treatment

One of the most famous ships of all-time, the RMS Titanic is getting the Lego treatment that just may live up to the original. The authentic LEGO Titanic replica set...

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 3780

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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First Manned Dives to the Titanic in 14 Years Raises Questions Over its Future

A Florida-based submersible firm has completed the first manned dive to the wreck of the RMS Titanic in more than fourteen years, capturing ground-breaking footage that could help shed light...

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 65

Monday, August 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Titanic Shipbuilder Harland and Wolff to File for Insolvency

By Ian Graham BELFAST, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Harland and Wolff, the Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic, was put into administration on Monday after its bankrupt Norwegian owner failed to...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 42

Friday, August 31, 2018
Maritime News

Bankrupt Titanic Collector Is Selling Everything

by Dawn McCarty (Bloomberg) The story of the doomed luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic proved so alluring that divers were searching for the wreck seven decades after it sank to the...

August 31, 2018
Total Views: 313

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Titanic Victim’s Letter Sells for Record $166,000

LONDON (Reuters) – A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a...

October 24, 2017
Total Views: 23

Monday, May 22, 2017
Maritime News

From Deep in Atlantic, Titanic Relics Sail Toward Auction

By Eliza Ronalds-Hannon (Bloomberg) — The Titanic may be under 2.5 miles of water, but wreckage from the doomed ship could fetch close to $220 million at an auction this...

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 27

Friday, April 14, 2017

On 105th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking, You Can Now Watch the Disaster Unfold in Real-Time

Today, April 14, 2017, marks exactly 105 years since the infamous RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank during its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, killing more than 1,500...

April 14, 2017
Total Views: 827

Maritime News

To Visit Titanic Firsthand, New York Banker Dives Deep Into Wallet

By Melissa Fares NEW YORK, April 13 (Reuters) – Renata Rojas has longed to visit the wreck of the Titanic since she was a girl, years before the ill-fated passenger...

April 14, 2017
Total Views: 17

Friday, March 24, 2017

Looking for an Adventure? Try Diving the Titanic

It was over 100 ago when the RMS Titanic sank after colliding with an iceberg four days into her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. Now, for...

March 24, 2017
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Did a Coal Fire Actually Sink the RMS Titanic?

When the RMS Titanic was constructed it was considered a marvel of modern engineering. So how did the supposedly unsinkable ship sink within hours of hitting an iceberg during its...

January 3, 2017
Total Views: 81

Thursday, December 1, 2016

China Launches Titanic Replica Project

by Tom Phillips (TheGuardian) He was one of the key salesmen of New Labour, a Westminster wheeler-dealer whose backstage machinations and silver tongue saw him nicknamed Britain’s svengali of spin. Now,...

December 1, 2016
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Hit That Iceberg: China Group Readies Titanic Simulation

DAYING COUNTY, China, Nov 30 (Reuters) – You too may soon be able to feel what it was like to hit an iceberg on the Titanic. Construction of a life-size...

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 23

Thursday, August 18, 2016

History: SS Eastland, The Ship That SOLAS Sunk

What is the “Eastland Phenomena”? by Dave Lochbaum (AllThingsNuclear) The sinking of the Titanic on her maiden voyage has been immortalized in countless books, articles, movies, and documentaries. Billions of people across the...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Maritime News

Got 3 Hours? Watch This Recreation of the Titanic Sinking in Real Time

In a video that is both fascinating in its detail and utterly tragic, you can watch a recreation of the RMS Titanic sinking from its initial impact with the iceberg...

April 20, 2016
Total Views: 936

Monday, October 19, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Five Previously Unseen Photos of the Titanic’s Launch in Belfast

Some previously never-before-seen photos of the infamous RMS Titanic’s 1911 launch at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland are being revealed for the first time along with...

October 19, 2015
Total Views: 329

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Engineering News

Video: Fascinating Engineering Facts About the RMS Titanic

Bill "Engineer Guy" Hammack shares some fascinating images and information about the RMS Titanic learned from the 1909 to 1911 editions of the Journal The Engineer.

February 12, 2015
Total Views: 31

Friday, March 28, 2014

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, now it seems the Titanic II project, at least as planned, may be headed towards a similar fate as its predecessor: sunk.

March 28, 2014
Total Views: 365

Saturday, October 19, 2013
violin titanic wallace hartley

Violin That Played As Titanic Sank Sells For $1.5 Million

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – A violin that was being played as the Titanic went down was sold for 900,000 pounds ($1.46 million) at auction on Saturday,...

October 19, 2013
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Inside Look: Salvaging the MV Danio from UK’s Farne Islands

There's aground, and then there's HARD AGROUND. In the case of the M/V Danio, it was most definitely the latter.

April 24, 2013
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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...

February 27, 2013
Total Views: 36