Special Report

After being questioned for four days in Myanmar, the trip leader for MV Blue Star which went up in flames on February 9 about 100 nautical miles from civilization returned to Phuket to set the record straight.

The Gazette's Isaac Stone Simonelli reports.

PHUKET: The Finnish-owned liveaboard Blue Star departed Thap Lamu Pier on February 6 with 33 people on board: 21 guests, six Thai crew, five foreign staff and one Burmese guide.