2022 SCAA Annual Meeting

Balaena was a proud presenter at the 2022 SCAA Annual Meeting where we presented our unique on-water demonstration to the professionals of the spill response community. We enjoyed showing off our vessel in the Savannah River while connecting with spill response leaders from all backgrounds including contractors, manufacturers, distributors, consultants, instructors, government & training institutions, […]

Official Members of the UK & Ireland Spill Association

Balaena, Inc is proud to announce that we have become a member of the UK & Ireland Spill Association. Check out our Member Highlight in the latest issue by clicking the button below. Spill Alert – Quarterly Newsletter

Sponsors Corpus Christi USCG Area Meeting

It was a pleasure to provide some breakfast and coffee to the attendees at The National Spill Control School at Texas ATM University in Corpus Christi, for the Quarterly USCG Area Meeting. This is the least we can do to support the leaders in industry to providing a safer, more educated group of first responders. […]

ATM University Oceaneering Engineering

Balaena sponsors a senior project for ATM University’s Oceaneering Engineering program. This senior project was for FEED analysis of the Balaena technology.

Texas ATM Corpus Christi, The National Spill Control School

Balaena was invited to participate in drill exercise activities with The National Spill Control School in Corpus Christi, TX. Balaena was asked to host a class for the Navy and demonstrated it’s operational versatility and handling in strong stable and gusty winds, up to 20 knots. These strong winds did not interrupt the ability to […]

Clean Waterways, Pittsburgh, PA

Balaena participated in Clean Waterways annual event, held at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. It is these shows by Access Intelligence LLC (www.cleanwaterwaysevent.org) that Balaena began displaying back in 2015. Russell Covington traveled the show circuit garnering support for his bold idea that can truly change the approach to oil spill […]

MSRC, Lake Charles

Balaena demonstrated their response vessel to all STARs Contractors and MSRC personnel, as well as representatives from state agencies, USCG and BSSE. We enjoyed a great Old School Crawfish Boil hosted by Mike Walker and MSRC. It was a great day on the water answering questions and displaying the Balaena vessel.


Balaena was pleased to have a virtual presentation for Brent Koza, The State of Texas General Land Office Scientific Support Coordinator Research and Development for Oil Spill Prevention and Response. The presentation was aimed at an overview of the Balaena technology to help educate the State of Texas on the abilities being provided by the […]


Joseph Thomas hosted a virtual presentation, introducing Balaena which has new, high efficiency oil recovery technology for use in spills in water. They have developed a small prototype vessel that rapidly recovers spilled oil from the water surface and are working on further prototypes to handle burning oil, plastics/trash, and toxic algae blooms. This presentation […]

President’s Ball Texas ATM University, Corpus Christi

March 5, 2022 was an evening filled with live music at a Black Tie Affair titled “Old Hollywood”. President Kelly M. Miller provided a great environment for celebrating, including hand rolled cigar station, private bars, live music and dancing. The Old Hollywood theme was nothing short of creating a mood that everyone certainly enjoyed. Balaena […]