Lloyd's List is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By




Published: 28 July 2017



On Wednesday 16 August 2017 at 14:00 hours, by enforced sale in a session of the Aruba Court of First Instance, at J.G. Eman­straat 51 in Oranjestad, Aruba, the following sea-going motor tanker vessel registered under Official No. 47347-PEXT with call-sign 9V5786 and IMO number 9265641 in the Ships Registry of the Republic Panama will be sold


(hereinafter: "the Vessel")

The sale will take place at the request of Brijesh KUMAR, residing at Agra (India), Zaid Mohammed Farooq KAPDI, residing at Mumbai (India), Rohan KAMERKAR, residing at Mumbai (India), Naveen NEELAKANTAN, residing at Chennai (India), Jithin JOHN, residing at Kottayam, Kerala (India), Preetam Premanand FADTE, residing at Goa (India), Prashant Pandurang DANGE, residing at Satara, Mahjarashtra (India), Polarao KOYIRI, residing at Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh (India), Vijay Vittal POOJARY, residing at Mumbai (India), Dnyaneshwar Madhukar KEMBARI, residing at Thane, Maharashtra (India), Altaf Abdul Gani BURONDKAR, residing at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra (India), Hentry CLIFIN, residing at Ernakulam, Kerala (India)  as well as Vishal BHARWAL, residing at Ropar, Punjab (India) (hereinafter together: "Creditors").

Creditors have in this matter chosen domicile in Oranjestad, Aruba, at Beatrixstraat 38 at the offices of HBN Law, of which offices attorney-at-law Mr. M. Bemer acts as the procedural attorney, while attorney-at-law Mrs. K. Boele and attorney-at-law Mr. R.J. Wybenga of the law firm Wybenga|advocaten, with its offices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, additionally act as the counsels of Creditors.

The owner of the Vessel is Varun Asia Private Limited, with offices in the Republic Singapore (068809) at 6 Shenton Way, #2108 DBS Building Singapore, without any known office or residence in Aruba.

The sale will take place by virtue of the engrossment of a judgment of the Aruba Court of First Instance, dated 17 May 2017. The enforced sale takes place for the recovery of USD 196,120.00 for outstanding wages c.a., to be increased with USD 1,713.00 for wages c.a. for each day as from 1 April 2017 up to and including the day of the auction (or at such earlier date as Creditors have been relieved) as well as with USD 1,103,000.00 for forfeited penalties for the benefit of Creditors due by the owner pursuant to the above judgment, without prejudice to further principal sums, interest (including 10% per annum over the claims for wages c.a.) and costs, owed by the owner to Creditors.

Technical data of the Vessel: Sea-going vessel, type motor tanker, built in 2003, in Mihara, Hiroshima, Japan on the yard of Koyo Dockyard Co. Ltd. - one deck - length 246,8 m - extreme breadth 42.00 m - maximum draught 21.30 m - 58,136 tons gross register - 31,909 tons net register - propulsion by a Mitsui-Man-B&W 6S50MC-C diesel engine with a capacity of 13,530 kW.

This description is provided without guaranteeing the correctness or completeness hereof. The Vessel is presently anchored in Aruban territorial waters. Inspection of the Vessel can only take place after prior permission of the Attorneys of Creditors. Inspections are conducted for the inspector’s own account and risk. The Creditors nor their Attorneys are liable for any damage that may be caused during or in connection with the inspection. The Vessel will be sold "as is where is".

The Vessel will be sold to the highest bidder in the Dutch auction. The conditions of sale have been filed at the office of the clerk of the Aruba Court of First Instance.

The Attorney of Creditors.

Further information, the conditions of sale and permission to inspect the Vessel will be given by Mrs. K. Boele and Mr. R.J. Wybenga, Attorneys-at-Law, Wybenga|advocaten, P.O. Box 19050 (3001 BB) Rotterdam, the Netherlands, telephone +31 10 214 00 00, fax  +31 10 214 03 03, e-mail: boele@wybenga-advocaten.nl and wybenga@wybenga-advocaten.nl