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.

Our values shape the way we do business.

Mission, vision and values, culture and brand. Our values shape the way we do business. Mission, vision and values, culture and brand at Debmarine Namibia we are committed to living up to diamonds by making real and lasting contributions to society. This means driving returns on capital for our shareholders, operating sustainably, growing skills and talents of human gems and working with our stakeholders to transform the natural resources into shared national wealth.


Put Safety First

We consider all risks to people and the environment before proceeding with any activity. We address risks before beginning any activity, even if this means stopping a task. Zero harm is always our goal.


We pull together and turn the diversity of our people, skills and experience into an unparalleled source of strength.


We build trust through openness, honesty and integrity, so that our relationships flourish.


We are passionate about the product we mine, the challenges we face and the opportunities we create.


We show care in our community in which we operate and respect the environment so that our contribution is real, lasting and makes us proud.

Underpinned by ZERO HARM

Strategic Plan:

Debmarine Namibia’s business objective is guided by a 5-year strategic plan (2015 – 2020) which is comprised of five (5) pillars namely: Safety, Employees, Deliver to Plan, Stakeholders and Future.


Zero Harm


Attraction, retention and development of the best employees

Deliver to plan

Increased resource knowledge and meet or exceed production targets sustainability


Building healthy relationships and alliances


Build sustainability and profitable growth