The force said the ship was secure and there were no reports of injuries.
The men are now set to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Monday.
"The problem is the four people free on the deck threatening members and requesting them to get closer".
Claim of no drones at Gatwick due to 'poor police communications'
The system also has a laser that can melt drones, but the Daily Mail said this technology was not purchased by Britain. Det Ch Supt Tingley said the arrests made on Friday night were as a result of a tip-off from a member of the public.
The crew had locked themselves in the bridge throughout the ordeal and are not reported to be injured.
Grimaldi Lines said the four men had demanded to be taken to the British coast.
MS Dhoni returns to India's T20I squad for New Zealand tour
Kedar Jadhav will provide some boost in the middle order and could also be used as a spin bowling option. Senior wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik is also part of both the squads .
The Grande Tema was seen sailing in circles on Friday.
Paul Kyprianou, a spokesman for Grimaldi Lines, told Sky News on Friday morning: "We found four stowaways on the vessel". Friday's incident ended peacefully after authorities intervened.
'Then they stormed aboard and the stowaways were put in a cabin.
Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau erupts again amid fears of another tsunami
It spawned a giant tsunami off Sumatra island, killing more than 230,000 people in a dozen countries - the majority in Indonesia. More than 120 people are missing , and another 1,400 were injured when the wave bulled through the islands of Java and Sumatra.
'It was at about 11pm last night and it took about 20 minutes'. Everything went smoothly. They [the crew] are just glad they are safe.