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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 22, 2020

 

PINGTAN MARINE ENTERPRISE LTD.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Cayman Islands   001-35192   n/a
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

18/F, Zhongshan Building A
No. 154 Hudong Road
Fuzhou, PRC
  350001
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

86-10-6569-3988

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Ordinary Shares, $0.001 par value   PME   The NASDAQ Capital Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company 

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01Other Events.

 

On September 22, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia held a special seminar late last week about its new fisheries policy. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) EXHIBITS

 

99.1   Press Release of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., dated September 22, 2020.
     
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded in the Inline XBRL document).

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: September 22, 2020

 

  Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.
     
  By: /s/ Xinrong Zhuo
  Name:  Xinrong Zhuo
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

 

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