The fishing ship ravaged by fire off the Canterbury coast has been released back to its owners, Talley's Group, after investigators finished their examination.
Following yesterday’s fire, an ammonia leak on the the Amaltal Columbia has resulted in two people needing medical attention.
Two people needed medical treatment after being exposed to ammonia from a fire-damaged fishing ship in Lyttelton.
A NZ fishing company denies one of its ships failed in its duty to go to the aid of a burning trawler off the Canterbury coast.
Fire fighters have finally managed to bring the blaze on the fishing trawler Amaltal Columbia under control.
A rescue mission went off like clockwork this morning as 43 crew were evacuated from their burning vessel.
Watch Royal NZ Airforce video of crew escaping from the fire on a fishing boat off the Canterbury coast this morning.
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