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Affidavit for Commercial Vessel Registration 

Pda 600 Commercial Piers &
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Schedule of Fees for Pda 600
Commercial Pier Fees

Pda 700 Slip Permits

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Commercial Fishing and Revolving Loan Fund

Pursuant to State Statute RSA 12-G:43(b), the Division of Ports and Harbors (DPH) shall, “aid in the development of salt water fisheries and associated industries.” The DPH has responsibility for and jurisdiction over the state-owned commercial fishing piers and facilities at Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Rye Harbor, New Hampshire; and Hampton Harbor, New Hampshire. Berths and slips are only available at Portsmouth. Due to physical limitations at Rye and Hampton, no long-term or overnight berthing is available. Commercial fishermen wishing to use the facilities must be issued a “Pier Use” permit. Contact the DPH at: (603) 436-8500 for details. Bulk fuel is available through permitted vendors; contact the DPH for a list of these vendors. Ice and chandlery is available at Portsmouth.

Revolving Loan Fund

12-G:54 Division of Ports and Harbors Revolving Loan Fund Committee – There is hereby established the Division of Ports and Harbors Revolving Loan Fund Committee. The committee shall assist the Division of Ports and Harbors in administering loan funds. The committee shall review applications for loan funding to determine whether they meet the minimum eligibility requirements and comply with applicable federal and state laws. The committee shall make recommendations to the Division of Ports and Harbors for each application. Members of the committee shall be appointed by the Governor.