Balaena Skimmer Letter of Testamentary

Interoffice Memorandum Released: July 20th, 2023 From: Nelson J. Fetgatter As an organization, we often times talk of value-added opportunities within the SCAA membership and at our annual meetings.  I wanted to share with our membership one of those value-added opportunities and experiences. On May 6, 2023 Phoenix Pollution Control & Environmental Services, Inc. was […]


This year’s CLEAN WATERWAYS took place in Denver, CO, from April 11-13. CLEAN WATERWAYS is committed to serving the response industry in both prevention and preparedness and provides the opportunity for industry specific networking opportunities through all of it’s conferences. Balaena was proud to be one of the 50+ exhibitors at this year’s event and […]

2023 SCAA Annual Meeting and Conference

BALAENA PARTICIPATES IN EXERCISE HIGHLIGHTING OUR CAPABILITIES AND UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES AT SCAA ANNUAL MEETING | Jacksonville, FL, April 5-6, 2023. We are proud to have been able to attend this yearly conference and to have participated in the “Digital Solutions for Emergency Response: Ensuring Clarity in the Midst of Chaos” technology demonstration, in which we […]

Chevron Tech Workshop Demonstration

BALAENA DEMONSTRATES SKIMMING POD AT CHEVRON TECH WORKSHOP Balaena wants to thank Maria Hartley with Chevron and Cal OSPR for inviting us to this presentation, and allowing us to demonstration our Balaena Skimming Pod. In addition to demonstrating our capabilities and the spill response solutions we have created, we also enjoyed being a presenter and […]

News from ISCO – March 2023

BALAENA: 2023 TEST RESULTS UPDATE FROM OHMSETT INDUCED FLOW AUTOMATED COLLECTION SYSTEM – This year’s testing results show our best performance yet. Check out the video below to see our deployable skimmer collect emulsified oil. This system can be used from a trailer or barge and includes a skid with all the equipment necessary to […]

2023 Test Results Update

⫯ Leonardo, New Jersey
Balaena demonstrates recovering 314 gpm with an oil to water ratio of 99%.

UK & Ireland Spill Alert Issue 25

Spill Alert 25

Balaena’s Ohmsett trials proved successful was featured in this month’s UK & Ireland Spill Alert – Issue 25. Check it out on page 11 of the issue! Read the Newslettter here.

News from ISCO – February 2023

ISCO Feb Newsletter

Check out our latest correspondence in the International Spill Control Organization newsletter. In response to the ISCO Newsletter excerpt concerning Nurdles, I would like to let you know that Balaena technology was demonstrated with 3mm plastic pellets aka “nurdles” at Ohmsett this past November and is able to recover floating plastic pellets and discharge them […]

Plains All American 2022

Balaena was happy to be invited to participate in an annual exercise hosted by Plains All American to display our technology and increased efficiencies in responding to waterborne spills. Thank you to Ty Farrell and the entire team at Plains for having us out for this event. “Plains All American invited Balaena to demonstrate their […]

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