WATCH: Tourists jump off burning cruise ship to save themselves
The three-storey ship was engulfed in flames, forcing many of those on board to climb down the ship and jump overboard before being plucked from the water into other boats in the harbour.
The video of the incident went viral on the social media.
“More than 40 people on board with 37 foreign tourists who come from Taiwan, France, Switzerland, UK, New Zealand, Korea, and India. At least 33 passengers were taken back to Hanoi safely.