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.

Protecting communities

Date Posted: 25 August 2020

To support national efforts, the Company sponsored N$ 9.9million to Government, for the procurement of 25 ventilation machines, 25 vital sign monitors and Personal Protective Equipment for frontline personnel. Due to the high global demand for such equipment, the merchandise ordered in April 2020 finally arrived in July 2020 and was handed over by Debmarine Namibia.
Additionally, through the joint Debmarine-Namdeb Foundation and partnerships with local government, funds have been raised to support local health authorities and projects aimed at education and hygiene. This includes;
1. Financial support to the town of Lüderitz to set-up an ICU facility. Previously, there was no such facility and patients needing intensive care were flown to Windhoek,
2. Sewing materials and machines were donated to a community women’s sewing programme who are now producing fabric masks for sale,
3. Support to the Tippy Tap project implemented by the Development Workshop Namibia