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.