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Old 30th April 2012, 20:24   #1
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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 had commissioned state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to construct Titanic II with the same dimensions as its predecessor.


Now my question, will you make to the voyage trip ? are you superstitious ?


Further read this news at: Billionaire to Build Titanic II : Discovery News
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superstitious?? NO! although it might be the same dimensions, safety feature wise it will be way ahead than the previous one. so less are the chances of being one of the males who get drowned!
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I wouldn't be surprised if they made replicas of Jack Dawson and Rose as well.
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I wouldn't be surprised if they made replicas of Jack Dawson and Rose as well.
Did CP ever talk about Jack and Rose ?

They might as well be Jack and Jill.
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I dont think this one will even need an iceberg...
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so less are the chances of being one of the males who get drowned!
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I wouldn't be surprised if they made replicas of Jack Dawson and Rose as well.
Those were promising that there are many who would like to sail the Titanic way.

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They might as well be Jack and Jill.
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I dont think this one will even need an iceberg...
Guys, Believe or not except those unofficial replicas the rest of the worlds bests are now manufactured in China and keeping at most quality as well.

I'm sure the following will be considered by the designers or the ship builders:

1. Different quality steel
2. Welding instead of Rivets (already confirmed by CP)
3. Diesel power in the place of steam and
4. Some structural changes
5. More rescue boats ;-)
6. State of art technology to call for help
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Hello SB,
how are you? so you finally found time to write something.

One is the superstition another the very idea its made by Chinese.

I know how they got the job, "Coz they are freaking brilliant in building replica. "
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Hello SB,
how are you? so you finally found time to write something.

One is the superstition another the very idea its made by Chinese.

I know how they got the job, "Coz they are freaking brilliant in building replica. "
Buddy, Thanks and I'm good. I'm always active in Shifting Gears after leaving the country as the Jeep projects have taken back seat.

So, Should I consider you wanted to wait offshore and see the vessel floating and possibily help rescue if in case an extra hand required.

End of the day, CP found the cost for planning state may post higher budget so he has chosen to build the design discussed in Discovery Channel, National Geography, Other news channels and of course the Oscar winner Titanic movie itself.

What he is going to get: a world wide quick popularity for the vessel and overwhelmed customer base just for the 100 years old legacy design.

Now to take mileage on all the above, the cost to build anything in this competitive world is cheaper in China than another country. As you rightly said, those folks in China damn good about replicating anything in brilliant way.

Recently I happen to see a Chinese made Rolex watch ironically the Chinese version is far better quality than the original Rolex made in Swiss at fraction of the original cost.

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