Titanic II ship is the much expected and awaited ship around the world. It was due in 2016 but the developer cancelled it by 2018. It was first announced by the Australian billionaire Clive Palmer in April, 2012. The construction of Titanic II ship was delayed and the final launch date was set to 2018. Earlier the launch date was set to 2016 when it was first announced.
According to the latest reports, Titanic II ship will cost about $500 million. It will be considered as one of the most expensive cruise ships in the world.
Expected Release Date
In the first announcement, the developer set the launch date 2016 year. In 2016, the company again delayed the launch date to 2018 year due to some reasons. However, many experts claimed that the launch date will again be delayed. A large number of passengers are waiting for titanic release date and we too!
Clive Palmer was failed to raise the capital to construct the replica of original Titanic. Even the Titanic II Ship’s proposed construction company also stated that the work is halted at the site. Palmer failed to get funding for his venture. According to the latest reports, his corporate jet was put up for sale and his charitable contributions had declined.
Delay, Delay and Just Delay
A spokesman told the reporters that the project is just delayed and the company is going to launch the Titanic II ship in 2018. CNN also published an article stating the project is delayed by two years and pushed back to 2018. A few experts and news reports have also surfaced that the Titanic II Ship will not sail in 2018 because no construction work started till date. Titanic release date is not finalized yet and we are not seeing anything happens in near time.
The Titanic II Ship is expected to start it’s maiden voyage from Jiangsu, China and travel to Dubai, UAE. However, this information is not finalized. The Titanic 2 maiden voyage date is not announced yet by the company.
The company didn’t provided any information on ticket pricing and number of rooms for passengers. A large number of people shown their interest to buy Titanic II ship tickets in its maiden voyage.
“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,” said James McDonald, the global marketing director of Palmer’s company Blue Star Line.
Blue Star Line has released the photographs of the expected cruise ship.
According to official Twitter handle of New Titanic, the construction of new Titanic aka Titanic II Ship is going on in Daying county, Sichuan, China. The photographs are given below.
Updates on April 18, 2018
We have tried to collect more information regarding Titanic II Ship, but there is no more updates from the official website or any other source.
As per information gathered online, we have found that, the construction of Titanic II ship is going on in full swing since 2016. Based on Telegraph UK report, this ship will cost £105 million to the company.
Updates on August 25, 2018
We didn’t hear anything from Clive Palmer, the Australian billionaire who first announced about Titanic II ship in New York’s luxurious hotel. However, a Chinese company is building a replica of Titanic ship. We are looking for more information from their part. We will update more news soon.
Fast Facts About Titanic II
- Decks: 9
- Construction Timeline: TBD
- Height: 174ft
- Crew: 900
- Maiden Voyage: Scheduled for 2018
- Maximum Speed: 24 knots
- Lifeboat capacity: 2700
- Construction company: CSC Jinling Shipyard in Jiangsu, China
- Passengers: 2435
- Cost: TBD
Questions Asked by Our Readers
Q. 1: How much did it cost to ride the Titanic?
Answer: The final ticket prices for Titanic II Ship is not announced yet.
Q. 2: What is the sailing date of Titanic II Ship?
Answer: The final sailing date is yet to be announced by the parent company.
Q.3: How many boats new titanic will have?
Answer: Based on news reports, Titanic II Ship will have enough number of life saving boats.
Q.4: Are they really making Titanic 2 Ship?
Answer: It’s a difficult question to be answered. We don’t know the current status of Titanic 2 Ship construction.
Q.5: When is Titanic 2 coming out?
Answer: We don’t know the exact date of Titanic II launch but based on media reports, Titanic 2 Ship will sail in 2018.
Q.6: What is the construction cost of Titanic 2 Ship?
Answer: The approx. construction cost of Titanic 2 ship is $500 million. The construction cost may be increased as the project is being delayed by a few years.
Q.7: Titanic ticket prices then and now?
Answer: The original Titanic ship ticket prices (RMS Titanic ship ticket prices) were ranged from £870 or $4,350 (first-class parlor suite), and £8 or $40 (third-class passage), according to the The Washington Times. Based on inflation, the ticket prices are now equals to $50,000 to $460.
Q.8: What is the cost of Titanic 2 ticket prices for 1st class?
Answer: The Blue Star Line is yet to announce the ticket prices for all class including 1st class for Titanic 2 ship.
Q.9: Where to reserve / book your tickets for Titanic 2 Ship?
Answer: The company is not taking any titanic 2 booking right now. Just wait and watch!
Article Title: Titanic II Ship Release Date 2018, Ticket Prices, Construction Cost, Facts and Latest Updates
Article last re-published on August 25, 2018.