In February 2012 IHC Offshore & Marine BV, part of IHC Merwede, and Sapura Navegação Marítima 
signed the contract for the design and construction of two 550t pipelaying vessels
The SAPURA DIAMANTE was launched on September 27, 2013 at the yard of IHC Offshore & Marine BV
in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.