The second version of the famous British transatlantic steamship “Titanic” sank in April 1912, to be built by 2022. It is reported by the Evening Standard.
Its first sailing The Titanic II will make the route from Dubai to Southampton, and then fly to new York. The vehicle will be manufactured in China by order of Australian billionaire Clive Palmer and his Board can accommodate 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members.
According to the concept, the new ship will continue the interiors of the previous version of the Titanic and will be missing Wi-Fi. “Blue Star Line will recreate the Titanic, leaving the old design of the ship and equipping it with modern safety technology and navigation to provide passengers with the highest comfort of a luxury,” explained the founder of the cruise company Blue Star Line Clive Palmer.
Initially it was assumed that during the voyage The Titanic II will simulate a collision with an iceberg, however, because critics Clive Palmer has refused this idea.
The original version of the transatlantic steamship Titanic was built in Belfast in 1912 by order of the shipping company White Star Line. Then he was the biggest vessel in the world. However, in his first voyage Southampton—new York, the ship was wrecked, faced with an iceberg. “Titanic” was released in the Atlantic ocean 10 APR 1 317 passengers and 908 crew members on Board sank in the night from 14 to 15 April. The tragedy claimed the lives of 1 496 people, 712 of the surviving men picked up by the steamship “Carpathia”.
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