The Court ordered the Registrar of the Court to issue a warrant for the arrest of the Defendant’s vessel, MV Grand Hermes along with her hull, engines, gears, tackles, bunkers, machinery, apparel, plant, furniture’s, equipment and all appurtenances, at present lying Mundra Port within the Indian territorial waters, and that the Port Officer and the Customs Authorities at Mundra Port do effect the arrest, seizure or detention of the Defendant Vessel. The Court further ordered that those interested in the depositing of the Vessel due to the cost of the Cancellation fee of USD 52,200 plus costs Arbitration amounting to USD 100,000 as per the Maritime Law of the United States, Title 9 of the United States Code, and the Uniform Commercial Code as applied in New York plus USD 5,000 for the cost of litigation in India aggregating USD 157,200 with further interest at the rate of 2% per month from the date of suit till its realisation as per particulars of claim.
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