All the passengers on the Norman Atlantic have now been evacuated, according to the Italian coastguard.
The coastguard also tweeted that a nine-person team is remaining on board to inspect the vessel, which caught fire while travelling from Greece to Italy.
Confusion surrounds the number of people missing after a ferry caught fire in the Adriatic Sea as official released disputing figures.
As the Norman Atlantic ferry salvage operation got underway two Albanian seamen towing the ship were killed after being hit by a cable.
ITV News spoke to Nick Channing-Williams who described the freezing conditions on board the car ferry that caught fire earlier today.