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 Diversify your income in increasingly concentrated UK markets How Brexit will affect boob jobs, hip replacements and other medical devices What happens when the European Medicines Agency leaves the UK?