"The ship would also include an exhibition room which will be located in the space of the original’s coal boilers which will showcase his home state of Queensland."
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.
What the. Did I slip into an alternate universe? In my universe, Spock has no beard, they were going to call the new building "Freedom Tower" and they hadn't started yet because of design disputes and whatnot.
The biggest logistical problem with this will be the lifeboats. You know how modern cruise ships have that weird deck with space for them cut into the sides? The real titanic was just big enough to need one logistically but to small to have it, I wonder what their solution will be.
I'd recommend extensive use of metal foam which would have the benefit of making it truly unsinkable if engineered properly. Break it in half, and both halves would stay up. 8)
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