The main international wharf owned by the Solomon Island Ports Authority (SIPA) in Noro, Western province can accommodate cruise ships with length of 200 metre long says SIPA –Noro Manager Acting Cpt Christopher Sade.
Mr Sade said the Noro wharf is big enough with a length of 200 metres and depth of 21 metres on one side and 17 meters on another end.
“We normally berth some big liners here. And for the cruise boats that we are talking about, Noro international can accommodate that. Because Noro wharf still have enough space.”
He added that some of the overseas boat that came in at Noro international are bigger than some of the cruise ships.
“So yes, we can accommodate any cruise boats here,” he said.
By DENVER NEWTER