Australian billionaire Clive Palmer to build Titanic II
Mr Palmer says the Titanic replica will be a tribute to the men and women who built the original ship
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Clive Palmer, one of Australia's richest men, has commissioned a Chinese state-owned company to build a 21st Century version of the Titanic.
The mining billionaire told Australian media that construction will start at the end of next year.
It would be ready to set sail in 2016.
Billionaire to build Titanic II
Clive Palmer, one of Australia’s richest men, is commissioning a Chinese state-owned company to build a 21st Century version of the Titanic.