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Titanic II voyage postponed to 2018

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In case you were lining up to complete a trip no man has done before aboard the Titanic, you will have to wait an extra couple years.

A spokesman for Australian tycoon Clive Palmer told the Belfast Telegraph that the project to bring an exact replica of the original ill-fated Titanic has been pushed back from 2016 to 2018.

The modern edition – Titanic II – will be an exact replica except for a wider hull, that will be welded instead of riveted. Of course the second edition will have all the modern technology you would expect out of a modern day cruise liner.

“The new Titanic will of course have modern evacuation procedures, satellite controls, digital navigation and radar systems and all those things you’d expect on a 21st-century ship,” James McDonald, the global marketing director of Palmer’s company Blue Star Line, told the publication.

Titanic II will do its best to avoid icebergs on its maiden voyage from Jiangsu in Eastern China to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The original sailed from Southhampton, England with the intended arrival in New York.

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