The SS Nujoma, the world's largest diamond exploration vessel, owned by De Beers. Photo: Reuters
The SS Nujoma, the world's largest diamond exploration vessel, owned by De Beers. Photo: Reuters

Diamond hunting on the Atlantic Ocean floor with giant vacuum-like hoses

Last year, mining companies extracted US$600 million worth of diamonds off the Namibian coast as the output of existing onshore mines declines

The SS Nujoma, the world's largest diamond exploration vessel, owned by De Beers. Photo: Reuters
The SS Nujoma, the world's largest diamond exploration vessel, owned by De Beers. Photo: Reuters
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