BERLIN—Salvage crews boarded the Felicity Ace service provider ship that caught fireplace with a cargo of luxurious Porsche , Bentley, Lamborghini, Audi and Volkswagen automobiles, and commenced towing the vessel to security, the operator of the ship mentioned Friday.

The 60,000-ton Panama-flagged ship carrying about 4,000 of the world’s most-expensive automobile fashions, together with electrical automobiles, caught fireplace off Portugal’s Azores islands final week and burned intensely for days. Tugboats with water cannons sprayed the ship’s exterior to chill it down and weaken the blaze. The 22-member crew was rescued with out harm after abandoning the burning ship.