Politics 27 February 2013 Titanic II: "It will be the most safe cruise ship in the world when it launches" - business quote of the day Still convincing after all these years. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has revealed plans to build Titanic II, a working "full-scale re-creation" of the Titanic, which sank in 1912. The ship will be made in China and begin carrying passengers in the third quarter of 2016. Using - get this - exact blueprints of the original. A Blue Line representative told Mashable, "It will be the most safe cruise ship in the world when it launches." Unsinkable, eh? Sure we've heard that one somewhere before. › Italy’s elections and the European “misunderstanding” This will "definitely not" happen again. Photograph: Getty Images Martha Gill writes the weekly Irrational Animals column. You can follow her on Twitter here: @Martha_Gill. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?