ESTALEIROS NAVAIS DE PENICHE, S. A., (ENP), is a SME, privately owned shipyard. It has been established in 1993 by a group of ship owners and naval constructors / repairers of Peniche, under the leadership of Pescagest, S.A., a main local fishing company. The objective of its constitution was the candidacy to the concession of infrastructures destined to the inserted construction and naval repairing in the new fishing harbour. The potentialities of ENP comprise naval construction and due to the shipyard’s characteristics to the integrated development of complementary activities. It is today the Portuguese shipyard better equipped for the naval intervention in the range of small and medium boats, with the additional advantage of a reply capacity that includes simultaneously steel, composites and aluminium, both for construction and for repair works. The shipyard’s technical staff is composed by 12 persons (6 naval architects, 4 marine engineers and 2 mechanical engineers), 80 directly productive personnel and 24 non-directly productive personnel. ENP bestirs in composite structures construction and repairs, vacuum assisted infusion laminating processes. A Classification Society often verifies and certifies the welds performed and quality control tools such as X-ray photographs are used according to Classification Societies’ requirements.