A cargoship disabled by fire has been towed into port in France.

The blaze on the 6,000-dwt Cathy Jo (built 2008) was controlled by crew on Sunday off Brest.

Its engine room was disabled by the fire, Ouest-France reported.

No injuries were reported.

French authorities confirmed the blaze was extinguished.

The vessel is listed as operated by Corrib Ship Management for Wagenborg. Corrib has been contacted for further information.