Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development Moses Virivolomo said the inquiry wanted to hear stories from some more passengers before it concludes its hearings.
He revealed the ship’s captain Glen Galo is yet to appear before the inquiry.
“We wanted to hear from different passengers on board the sunken ship because we are receiving conflicting stories,” Virivolomo says.
“This is to ensure the inquiry’s report is factual and balance.”
He says final report from the inquiry will be submitted to minister responsible for marine safety, Seth Gukuna, who will then decide on what action to take.
Solfish 001, owned by business giant Lee Kwok Kuen, sunk in open waters between Makira and Temotu provinces on May 23 this year.
All 49 passengers and crew survived and were later rescued.
By Elliot Dawea
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