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

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 ( 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.


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 […]

BSSE- ERSP Presentation

As many in our industry are aware, BSSE has been targeting a new (more efficient) way of measuring worst case scenario discharge response plans. In the past, OPA 90 has enacted the EDRC or Effective Daily Recovery Capacity for measuring the amount of oil a “skimmer” is rated to recover in a given time period, […]