Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Parties Transactions (Details 5)

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Related Parties Transactions (Details 5) (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties $ 85,995,860us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
$ 15,505,265us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
$ 10,709,195us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | PT. Avona Mina Lestari [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties    14,746,582us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
10,709,195us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | Hong Fa Shipping Limited [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 30,996,630us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HongFaShippingLimitedMember
     
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | Haifeng Dafu Enterprise Co., Ltd. [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 4,877,460us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaifengDafuEnterpriseCompanyLimitedMember
     
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | Hai Yi Shipping Ltd. [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 4,678,520us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaiYiShippingLimitedMember
     
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | PT. Dwikarya Reksa Abadi [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties    757,557us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.DwikaryaReksaAbadiMember
  
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | Zhiyan Lin [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 34,230us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_ZhiyanLinMember
1,126us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_ZhiyanLinMember
  
Fuel, fishing nets and other on-board consumables [Member] | Fuzhou Honglong Ocean Fishery Co., Ltd [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 45,409,020us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_FuelFishingNetsOtherOnboardConsumablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_FuzhouHonglongOceanFisheryCoLtdMember
     
Vessel maintenance service [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 6,929,391us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
2,981,043us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
1,901,250us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
Vessel maintenance service [Member] | PT. Avona Mina Lestari [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 3,543,925us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
2,981,043us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
1,901,250us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
Vessel maintenance service [Member] | PT. Dwikarya Reksa Abadi [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 3,385,466us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_VesselMaintenanceServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.DwikaryaReksaAbadiMember
     
Transportation service [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 17,503,143us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
9,157,281us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
4,213,118us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
Transportation service [Member] | PT. Avona Mina Lestari [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties    35,149us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
573,545us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
Transportation service [Member] | Hong Fa Shipping Limited [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 2,550,872us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HongFaShippingLimitedMember
3,345,589us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HongFaShippingLimitedMember
1,016,098us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HongFaShippingLimitedMember
Transportation service [Member] | Haifeng Dafu Enterprise Co., Ltd. [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 3,331,554us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaifengDafuEnterpriseCompanyLimitedMember
4,122,861us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaifengDafuEnterpriseCompanyLimitedMember
2,118,321us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaifengDafuEnterpriseCompanyLimitedMember
Transportation service [Member] | Hai Yi Shipping Ltd. [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 1,695,132us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaiYiShippingLimitedMember
1,653,682us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaiYiShippingLimitedMember
505,154us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_HaiYiShippingLimitedMember
Transportation service [Member] | Fuzhou Honglong Ocean Fishery Co., Ltd [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 9,925,585us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_TransportationServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_FuzhouHonglongOceanFisheryCoLtdMember
     
Indonesia vessel agent service [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 2,523,329us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
1,042,738us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
410,000us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
Indonesia vessel agent service [Member] | PT. Avona Mina Lestari [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties 1,225,000us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
[1] 1,042,738us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
[1] 410,000us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.AvonaMinaLestariMember
[1]
Indonesia vessel agent service [Member] | PT. Dwikarya Reksa Abadi [Member]      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Purchases from related parties $ 1,298,329us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionPurchasesFromRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= pme_IndonesiaVesselAgentServiceMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= pme_Pt.DwikaryaReksaAbadiMember
[1]    [1]    [1]
[1] PT. Avona Mina Lestari and PT. Dwikarya Reksa Abadi act as Pingtan Fishing's agents to apply and renew Indonesia fishing licenses and Pingtan Fishing pays the agent service fee to them.