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China building Titanic
« on: April 20, 2017, 06:05:21 PM »


Not just a story, they have actually reached the tank top!




http://french.china.org.cn/china/txt/2017-04/14/content_40621373.htm

Yep, everything really is made in China these days! %%







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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 09:50:00 PM »

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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 10:06:08 PM »

Who is going to build the iceberg?  {-)
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 10:10:08 PM »

same old same old  cheap steel again  {-) {-) it will end in  <:(
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2017, 11:31:54 PM »

Who is going to build the iceberg?  {-)

 :o  :o  :o

Global warming has eliminated them, the Titanic was before her time. %) %) %)
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 12:06:01 AM »

Who is going to build the iceberg?  {-)
Donald Trump ? ?
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2017, 01:10:37 AM »


Donald Trump ? ?
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Well , he had no luck building that wall of his............I suppose the next best thing would be an iceberg %%


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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 06:21:39 AM »

Is this Clive Palmer's Titanic II?


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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2017, 06:33:40 AM »

They've been running these Titanic stories for at least 20 years - none have ever materialised - most are investment scams where they make elaborate plans, animations, pretty pictures and even lay down a bit of cheap steel - all to get international investors to hand over buckets of cash - before the company disappears with their money.

I'll be VERY surprised if this ever gets finished or sees water or ever sees a customer.
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2017, 06:50:46 AM »

Is this Clive Palmer's Titanic II?


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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2017, 07:06:22 AM »

Ah. Not sea going, it will be permanently moored on the river (that'll teach me to read the first page in the article).

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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2018, 08:36:03 PM »

Don't worry about the Donald, he will get the wall built.
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Re: China building Titanic
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2018, 12:23:12 AM »

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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2018, 02:54:17 AM »


but it's not riveted... %% {:-{ <:( {-) {-) {-)
 


They will glue those on afterwards. ;)
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2018, 08:00:52 AM »

 


They will glue those on afterwards. ;)
   which will lead to a world shortage of ping-pong ball halves %)
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2018, 12:19:00 PM »

   which will lead to a world shortage of ping-pong ball halves %)



And blind Muppets  <:(
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2018, 06:53:03 PM »

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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #18 on: June 11, 2018, 12:06:58 AM »


 :o :o :o


Oh my goodness imagine the anxiety  O0 O0


 of the rivet counters awaiting to get on with counting them %) %) %)
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2018, 10:31:00 AM »

I have been following this project since it began.    I have no strong feelings either way why it should, or should not be built - but I do find it interesting.   One thing I have noticed is that they seem to be stalling on building the counter stern.    To me, how that turns out will indicate whether they are going to make a hash of it.    If they get that right, they will probably get the rest right as well.  There doesn't seem to have been much progress in the past few months!Bob
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2018, 11:33:21 AM »

It is highly likely that they have cash flow issues. There have been a number of grand projects that have stalled since President Xi started his anti-corruption drive.
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Re: China building Titanic
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2018, 02:04:46 PM »

They probably forgot to add the rivets to the plug before they made the hull moulding {-)


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