A full scale version of the original ship, is being designed by the Finland-based Deltamarin & will be built in China for Blue Star Line.
Blue Star Line has undertaken the task of building Titanic II, a replica of the original RMS Titanic, which is scheduled to sail from Southampton to New York on her maiden passenger voyage in 2016.
Titanic II, a full scale version of the original ship, is being designed by the Finland-based Deltamarin and will be built by leading Chinese shipbuilders CSC Jinling Shipyard.
Blue Star Line chairman, Professor Clive Palmer said the new contract with Deltamarin was signed this month and covers a detailed schedule of events including the commencement of construction and the keel laying. “The scope of work for the contract includes the establishment of project steering committees and a management team,” he said. “Deltamarin will be responsible for coordinating the various parties involved in the project including the shipyard, architects, interior designers and operations managers.”