Namibia is the 9th largest diamond producer in the world, by value.
Namibia produces 95% gem quality diamonds.
The strength of Namibia's diamonds lies in the high value stones, ranking 2nd globally by dollar per carat.
Debmarine Namibia's annual production capacity is 1.4million carats.
Debmarine Namibia is the largest producer of diamonds in Namibia, by value and volume.
Debmarine Namibia accounts for around 70% of total diamond production in Namibia.
The mv Mafuta is the world’s largest marine diamond mining vessel.
The mv Mafuta accounts for over 50% of total Debmarine Namibia production.
Wave swells in the Debmarine Namibia mining licence area can reach up to 10 metres.
The biggest diamond produced by Debmarine Namibia was 80.3 carats.



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Expiry Date: 20.07.2018

Debmarine Namibia invites energetic suitably qualified Namibians to apply for the position of Trainee Marine Engineering Officer.

The Trainee will participate in an accredited Marine Engineering Officer training programme of intensive learning that is designed to accelerate the completion of the relevant marine qualification. The training is guided by an accredited Training Record Book, to ensure that Trainee Engineering Officers follow a structured programme to obtain the Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency. The programme consists of theoretical education of 24 months; Marine workshop training of at least 10 months; and at least 12 months approved sea service.During periods ashore the Trainee Engineering Officer will complete statutory and other mandatory training.

Monitoring all Engineroom personnel adherence to safety regulations by conducting inspections and reporting any deviations to the Second Engineering Officer.
Handing over shifts to the next Watch keeper by providing a thorough analysis of the logbook entries. Supervising Seafarers in the Engineroom during operations.
Carrying out routine maintenance and repair of Ship’s machinery including power, propulsion and safety equipment as instructed by the 2nd Engineer.
Supporting materials management in ensuring availability of materials, spares and components at all times in order to minimise down time.
Reporting engineering and safety equipment or systems defects to the 2nd Engineer.
Assististing the Second Engineering Officer with weekly maintenance planning.
Monitoring and logging all Engineroom systems.

Pass at least 5 subjects on Grade 12 level with at least two subjects on HIGCSE with Mathematics-C/3; Physical Science-C/3 and English- C/3.
Candidates who have already completed S2 Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate should be self-driven, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work in a team.

Applicants must be Namibian citizens and preference will be given to designated persons as prescribed by the Namibian Affirmative Action Act.

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