He may not have been there in person, but Clive Palmer still had a message for guests at the launch of plans to build a replica of Titanic.
In a recorded message, he told guests: "Why build Titanic? Because we can. Titanic will bring the ship back to life. It will be a tribute to those who died."
We will complete the journey. The ship will be a ship of peace carrying the hopes and dreams of people everywhere. By learning from the lessons of the past this is our moment. Titanic was the ship of dreams Titanic 2 will be a ship where dreams come true."
More top news
The 37 year old, from Hook, has put himself in contention for the World number one spot at next week's Memorial Tournament.
British number one Johanna Konta has been knocked out of the French Open after suffering a defeat to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.
Police say the body of 29 year old Christina Abbots was found in her flat. She had suffered a fatal head injury.