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.

Purpose to value

Guided by our Purpose to make life brilliant and our Ambition to be the beacon of mining excellence our strategy is to recover diamonds safely and efficiently, leaving a lasting positive legacy, and at the same time deliver sustainable shareholder returns. We achieve this through innovative practices and technologies.

Our value

Our values and behaviours are at the heart of everything we do and are the foundation of our Code of Conduct. Our ethos is rooted in five values that steer us as we strive to make life brilliant. Our values guide our behaviours and keep us focused on our purpose. The values are:

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.