Footage from the site of recovery showed the cabin and upper deck of the boat emerge from the water and divers then carry out a search for victims still trapped inside.
Jasenszky said divers would search the boat for any bodies in the hull once it was close to the surface and inspect the wreck's condition.
Urns containing the ashes of four people who died after a Hungarian pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists crashed two weeks ago were brought home to the victims' families, the Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.
Hungary's Counter-Terrorism Center will finish binding the wire ropes around the boat, the Hableany, as a floating crane has been on standby for the salvage operation near Margaret Bridge in the Danube River in Budapest, the scene of the May 29 accident. The accident had claimed 20 lives with eight people still missing. Crews are searching for seven South Koreans and the boat's Hungarian captain.
Hableany (The Mermaid) collided with a cruise ship on May 29.
(Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP) A crane lifts the sightseeing boat out of the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, on June 11, 2019.
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The worst accident on the river in half a century left 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew dead when a large cruise liner hit the Hableany under the Margit Bridge during heavy rain at the end of May.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in had also instructed officials to "dispatch a rapid response team to Hungary immediately".
Efforts to raise the vessel and search for remaining victims have proved problematic due to the river Danube's high springtime water levels.
The operation is expected to take several hours.
The Viking Sigyn's captain, named as 64-year-old Ukrainian national Yuriy C, was detained on suspicion of reckless misconduct in waterborne traffic leading to mass casualties.