(a) Verification Requirements: Every complaint and claim filed in an in rem proceeding pursuant to Supplemental Rule (C) shall be verified in accordance with Local Admiralty Rules 7.01(e) and 7.02(b).
(b) Pre-seizure Requirements: In accordance with Supplemental Rule (C)(3), the process of arrest in rem shall issue only after one of the following conditions has been met:
(c) Special Requirements for Actions Involving Freight, Proceeds and/or Intangible Property:
(d) Publishing Notice of the Arrest as Required by Supplemental Rule (C)(4):
(e) Undertaking in Lieu of Arrest: If, before or after the commencement of an action,a party accepts any written undertaking to respond on behalf of the vessel and/or other property in return for foregoing the arrest, the undertaking shall be substituted for the vessel or other property sued in rem.
The undertaking shall be referred to under the name of the vessel or other property in any pleading, order, or judgment; providing, however, that the undertaking shall only respond to orders or judgments in favor of the party accepting the undertaking, and any parties expressly named therein, to the extent of the benefit thereby conferred.
(f) Time for Filing Claim or Answer: Unless otherwise ordered by the court, any claimant of property subject to an action in rem shall:
(g) Post-arrest Proceedings: Coincident with the filing of a claim pursuant to Supplemental Rule (E)(4)(f), and Local Admiralty Rule 7.03(f)(1), the claimant may also file a motion and proposed order directing plaintiff to show cause why the arrest should not be vacated. If the court grants the order, the court shall set a date and time for a show cause hearing. Thereafter, if the court orders the arrest to be vacated, the court shall award attorney's fees, costs, and other expenses incurred by any party as a result of the arrest. Additionally, if the seizure was predicated upon a showing of "exigent circumstances" under Local Admiralty Rule 7.03(b)(2), and the court finds that such exigent circumstances did not exist, the court shall award attorneys' fees, costs and other expenses incurred by any party as a result of the seizure.
(h) Procedural Requirements Prior to the Entry of Default: In accordance with Rule 55, Fed.R.Civ.P. and Local Rule 1.07(b), a party seeking the entry of default in rem shall first file a motion and supporting legal memorandum in accordance with Local Rule 3.01. The party seeking the entry of default shall also file such other proof sufficient to demonstrate that due notice of the action and arrest have been given by:
(i) Procedural Requirements for the Entry of Default Judgment: Not sooner than seven nor later than 30 days following notice of the entry of default, the moving party shall file a motion, and supporting legal documents, for the entry of default judgment pursuant to Rule 55(b), Fed.R.Civ.P. The moving party may also file as exhibits for the motion such other documentation as may be required to support the entry of default judgment. Thereafter, the court will consider the motion as indicated below: