Hovensa L.L.C.

Case No. 15-10003

Case Background

On September 15, 2015, Hovensa L.L.C. filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District Court of the Virgin Islands, Bankruptcy Division.  The case is pending before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath and is administered under Case No. 15-10003.  On March 17, 2022, the Final Decree closing the final chapter 11 cases was entered. 

Important Information & Dates

Chapter 11 Plan

On January 20, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Debtor's Second Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation.  On February 17, 2016, the effective date of the Plan occurred and the Plan was consummated.

Administrative Claims arising on or after January 1, 2016 but prior to the effective date must be filed on or before March 18, 2016.

Bar Date for Filing Proofs of Claim

The Bankruptcy Court has established the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtor:

• General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): December 1, 2015 at 5:00 PM (ET)
• Governmental Unit Bar Date: March 14, 2016 at 5:00 PM (ET)

Please click on "Submit a Claim" above for more information on filing a proof of claim against the Debtors.

Notice of Sale, Bidding Procedures, Auction, and Sale Hearing

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on September 15, 2015, the Debtor filed a motion (the “Sale Motion”) with the District Court of the Virgin Islands, Bankruptcy Division, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (the “Court”), seeking entry of orders, among other things, approving (a) the sale of the Debtor’s oil terminal assets and other assets relating thereto to Limetree Bay Holdings, LLC, (the “Stalking Horse Bidder”), for $184 million (the “Sale Transaction”), subject to the submission of higher or better offers in an auction process (the “Auction”); (b) procedures for the solicitation of bids in connection with the Auction (the “Bidding Procedures”); (c) the form and manner of notices related to the Sale Transaction; and (d) procedures for the assumption and assignment of contracts and leases in connection with the Sale Transaction.  Please click on the link below to view the Sale Notice:

Sale Notice

Please take notice that the Auction, if any, now will be held at the offices of White & Case LLP, 1155 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036.

Notice Regarding Change of Location of Auction

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on September 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM (AST) before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the District Court of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Division, 3013 Estate Golden Rock, Suite 219, St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00820.  Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders


September 15 2015 Petition Date ___________   Add to Calendar
February 17 2016 Effective Date ___________ Notice of Fili... Add to Calendar
March 17 2022 Case Closed Final Decree C... Add to Calendar
September 15 2015 __
Petition Date Add to Calendar
September 17 2015 1:00 PM (AST)
October 8 2015 11:00 AM (ET)
November 5 2015 8:30 AM (AST)
November 10 2015 10:00 AM (ET)
November 17 2015 9:30 AM (ET)
December 1 2015 5:00 PM (ET)
December 17 2015 9:30 AM (ET)
January 7 2016 5:00 (PM) ET
January 19 2016 10:00 AM (ET)
January 20 2016 __
February 11 2016 10:00 AM (AST)
February 17 2016 __
March 14 2016 5:00 PM (ET)
March 18 2016 __
May 19 2016 10:00 AM (AST)
June 14 2018 2:00 PM (AST)
October 11 2018 2:00 PM (AST)
March 17 2022 2:00 p.m. (AST)
March 17 2022


Debtor's Counsel

  • Law Offices of Richard H. Dollison

    PO Box 6135
    St. Thomas, VI   00804-6135
    Phone: 340.774.7044
    Fax: 340.774.7045

    Richard H. Dollison

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP

    250 West 55th Street
    New York, NY   10019
    Phone: 212.468.8000
    Fax: 212.468.7900

    Lorenzo Marinuzzi
    Jennifer L. Marines

Debtor's Restructuring Advisors

United States Trustee and Court Information

  • Office of the United States Trustee

    75 Spring Street, S.W. Room 362
    Atlanta, GA   30303
    Phone: 404.331.4437

    Guy G. Gebhardt
    Martin P. Ochs

  • District Court of the Virgin Islands - Bankruptcy Divsion

    3013 Estate Golden Rock, Suite 219
    St. Croix, VI   00820

    Phone: 340.718.1130


Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 15-10003 Debtor Name Hovensa L.L.C. Petition Date September 15, 2015