Posts Tagged ‘clive palmer’

Titanic Victims’ Families Furious At Chinese Replica

April 14, 2017

The story of the RMS Titanic holds as much fascination now as it ever did.

Tasteless, or not, a theme park in China is even building a full sized replica of the Titanic.

Replica Titanic – Daily Mail article: HERE

An Australia billionaire even said that he would build a cruising replica of the Titanic, until he lost interest.

Titanic II – Clive Palmer Gets Cold Feet: HERE

Bodies Of 3rd-Class Titanic Passengers Tossed Overboard

Rarely does a month go by without a story about the ill fated ship appearing in the media.

Here is a recent example.

Daily Mail article: HERE

Below is a link to my article comparing the worlds biggest ocean liner  in 1912, ‘RMS Titanic’, to the biggest modern class of cruise ship ‘Oasis of The Seas’.

Titanic v Oasis of the Seas: HERE  

Malcolm

Titanic II Plans All At Sea – Clive Palmer Gets Cold Feet

May 24, 2016
Dreamer: Clive Palmer, Times Square, 2013. (Photo: Twitter)

Dreamer: Clive Palmer, Times Square, 2013. (Photo: Twitter)

An audacious plan to build a full-size, seaworthy replica of the Titanic has run aground.

Ironically, today was the original date proposed for the launch of Australian tycoon Clive Palmer’s Titanic II which, like its ill-fated, Belfast-built predecessor, was to be one of the most luxurious vessels ever built…

Full Belfast Telegraph article HERE

Malcolm says: It never did seem very likely, did it?  Mr Palmer is strong on ideas, but seems to lose interest very quickly and often fails to follow his ideas through. Sources say that he is not quite as rich as he once was. Maybe he has though of better ways to spend his retirement fund than building an historic Ocean Liner?