Slide 1 of 65: An Australian businessman has undertaken a $500 million project building a replica of the ill-fated 1912 Titanic cruise ship. Announced in 2012, the design of the vessel, dubbed Titanic ll, will be a close replica of the original – down to the dimensions, architecture, and the layout. The ship will be able to accommodate 2,400 passengers and will feature modern day navigation technology and safety systems, including an adequate number of lifeboats and life jackets for passengers. Ticket prices are not yet available, but the ship could set sail as soon as 2022, USA Today reports. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories The story of the Titanic is one that has intrigued many for years – and for those who are most entranced, there may soon be a way to experience the wonder of one of the most luxurious cruise liners in the world. By 2022, a new ship modeled after the Titanic could set sail for 2,400 passengers, thanks to Australian businessman Clive Palmer, who shelled out $500 million for the project. The Titanic ll, though outfitted with 21st-century navigation and safety technology, will be a close replica of the original vessel. Here’s how sailing aboard the Titanic ll will compare to how passenger aboard the Titanic in 1912 traveled.

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The story of the Titanic is one that has intrigued many for years – and for those who are most entranced, there may soon be a way to experience the wonder of one of the most luxurious cruise liners in the world.

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By 2022, a new ship modeled after the Titanic could set sail for 2,400 passengers, thanks to Australian businessman Clive Palmer, who shelled out $500 million for the project.

The Titanic ll, though outfitted with 21st-century navigation and safety technology, will be a close replica of the original vessel.

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Here’s how sailing aboard the Titanic ll will compare to how passengers aboard the Titanic in 1912 traveled.

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