Titanic II is Coming, Here's All the Information So Far
Titanic II is Coming, Here’s All the Information So Far

Titanic II is Coming, Here’s All the Information So Far

Trista - October 11, 2019

Titanic II is Coming, Here’s All the Information So Far
An example of a modern ‘show lounge.’ Credit: Titanic II Blog

34. The “Safety Deck” Extras

As we’ve mentioned, the Titanic II will have an additional lower deck called the safety deck. A fun feature of this deck is that it will also include a casino, hospital, a theater, and a few shops. The theater will seat approximately 400 and will be more of a ‘show lounge,’ since the deck is single-height. Some ships can accommodate up to thousands of passengers at once, but the Titanic II will not follow suit on this modern luxury.

Casinos on the ship are not a British tradition, so the Titanic did not have one, but they are currently among the most profitable public rooms on a modern cruise ship.

Titanic II is Coming, Here’s All the Information So Far
A group of icebergs near the Ilulissat Icefjord, West Greenland. Credit: Bruce Melton

35. Keep an Eye Out for Icebergs

Titanic II has many features that should make navigating any potential objects in the water much more manageable. However, the Titanic II is not any safer from icebergs due to climate change.

Increased ice melting in Greenland, where the Titanic’s very own infamous iceberg originated, has led to increased iceberg discharge. Iceberg migration into the North Atlantic, where the Titanic II will be traveling, has doubled from the long-term average of about 450 a year to about 1000 today.

 

Where Did We Find This Stuff? Here Are Our Sources:

Roget, S. (n.d.). They’re Rebuilding The ‘Titanic’ And You Can Go On Its Maiden Voyage.

Memmott, M. (2013, February 27). Come Aboard! Here’s What The ‘Titanic II’ Will Look Like, Inside And Out.

Canales, K. (2019, April 15). Inside the Titanic II, a close replica of the 1912 Titanic cruise liner that could set sail in 2022.

Allen, J. (2013, February 27). Titanic II blueprints unveiled, but don’t call it “unsinkable.”

Melton, B. (2018, November 13). In an Age of Climate Change, Even Titanic II Is Not Safe From Icebergs.

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