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.

First steel cutting takes place at Mangalia shipyard of Debmarine Namibia vessel

Date Posted: 20 May 2019

Damen Shipyards Group and Debmarine Namibia participated in a special steel cutting ceremony
to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel.
At 177 metres (577 feet) long, the new vessel will be slightly larger than the current largest vessel in
the Debmarine Namibia fleet, Mafuta. Constructed from a Marin Teknikk design, the MT 6027
will be the most technologically advanced marine diamond recovery vessel in the world. On-board
features include a dynamic positioning system (DP2) based on a seven-thruster propulsion system
powered by six generators of 3230 eKW each. Click here