Australian Billionaire To Build Titanic Replica

An Australian mining magnate has commissioned a Chinese shipyard to build a replica of the ill-fated Titanic, complete in every detail but equipped with modern technology to prevent a repeat of the original's fateful maiden voyage 100 years ago.

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BING NEWS:
  • Australian billionaire to build new Titanic
    CANBERRA, Australia – An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York, just like its namesake planned. Weeks after the 100th ...
    04/30/2012 - 10:40 pm | View Link
  • Australian billionaire to build Titanic II
    SYDNEY - One of Australia’s richest men, Clive Palmer, on Monday unveiled plans to build a 21st century version of the doomed Titanic in China, with its first voyage from England to New York set for 2016. Palmer, a self-made mining billionaire, said he ...
    04/30/2012 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Video: Australian Billionaire to Build Titanic-II in China
    Australia An Australian billionaire on Monday said he'll 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..
    04/30/2012 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Australian billionaire to build Titanic replica
    (CNN)-- An Australian mining magnate has commissioned a Chinese shipyard to build a replica of the ill-fated Titanic, complete in every detail but equipped with modern technology to prevent a repeat of the original's fateful maiden voyage 100 years ago.
    04/30/2012 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Titanic to sail again? Australian billionaire vows to build high-tech replica
    CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York, just like its namesake planned. Weeks after the 100th ...
    04/30/2012 - 5:05 am | View Link
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  • Clive Palmer
    Clive Frederick Palmer (born 26 March 1954) is an Australian businessman, politician, political activist, and owner of Mineralogy. He has iron ore, nickel and coal ...
    07/29/2014 - 5:13 pm | View Website
  • BBC News
    An Australian billionaire has unveiled plans to build an almost-exact replica of the ill-fated Titanic. Clive Palmer's plans to build the Titanic II cruise ...
    02/27/2013 - 11:39 am | View Website
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    Last year, rumors popped up that Australian billionaire Clive Palmer was working on cloning a dinosaur. Whatever happens to those plans, it's clear that Palmer has a ...
    02/27/2013 - 11:10 am | View Website
  • Billionaire releases plans for Titanic replica set to sail ...
    An Australian billionaire is getting ready to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016.
    02/27/2013 - 12:19 am | View Website
  • Plans for Titanic replica set sail as Australian ...
    It looks like the Titanic. It is meant to feel like the Titanic. But the Australian billionaire who on Tuesday unveiled blueprints for a successor ship to the doomed ...
    02/25/2013 - 6:58 pm | View Website
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