Please see for complete background information and updates on the wreck of the vessel “Oliva” and resulting oil spill at Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha island group, South Atlantic Ocean.

The following videos and still images are made available for nonexclusive use by NGOs and the media for use with broadcasts, web postings, newsletters, etc. covering the Nightingale Island oil spill disaster and its impacts on marine ecosystems. Where possible, please provide photo/video credit and a backlink to:

Contact Information:

David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D.
President, Ocean Doctor
P.O. Box 53090
Washington, DC 20009 USA
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DOWNLOAD: Rescue of “Oliva” crew by “Prince Albert II” expedition team at Nightingale Island (March 17, 2011)
(Right Click, Save as; Note: Large file — 2 Gb)

Format: Standard Definition, Widescreen, Quicktime Format, .MOV; Note: HD available)

Credit: “Kristine Hannon, Silversea Expeditions Ltd.”

Background: Kristine Hannon, photographer/videographer for the “Prince Albert II” expedition team, documented the rescue from aboard one of the three Zodiac inflatable boats involved in the rescue operation. Stills used in the video are available separately in the Picasaweb album below.


Format: .JPG; Note: Higher resolution available)

Credit: Various. See photo captions.

Click on slide show to access Picasaweb photo album and download images.

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