Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Bank Loans (Details Textual)

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Bank Loans (Details Textual)
¥ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
CNY (¥)
Bank loans (Textual)        
Weighted average interest rate for long-term bank loans 6.70% 5.70% 6.80% 6.70%
Weighted average interest rate for short-term bank loans 4.20% 3.20% 3.60% 4.20%
Interest expense $ 3,011,359 $ 3,630,200 $ 5,652,572  
Interest expense capitalized to construction-in-progress 1,039,092 0 $ 836,902  
Restricted cash deposit $ 2,911,922 $ 1,577,642    
Export-Import Bank of China [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 4.90% 4.75%   4.90%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Dec. 10, 2017      
Long-term debt description Collateralized by Hong Long's investment in equity interest of a China local bank      
Export-Import Bank of China One [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 4.90% 4.75%   4.90%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Dec. 10, 2017      
Long-term debt description Collateralized by Fujian International Trading and Transportation Co., Ltd.'s investment in equity interest of a China local bank      
Export-Import Bank of China Two [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 4.90% 4.75%   4.90%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Dec. 10, 2017      
Long-term debt description Guaranteed by Hong Long      
Export-Import Bank of China Three [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 4.90%     4.90%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Jan. 30, 2023      
Long-term debt description Guaranteed by Huanghai Ship Construction Co., Ltd, Xinrong Zhuo and Ping Lin and collateralized by 2 fishing vessels under construction and collateralized by three related parties' investments in equity interest of two PRC local banks      
China Development Bank [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 5.145% 5.145%   5.145%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Nov. 27, 2023      
Long-term debt description

Guaranteed by Xinrong Zhuo, Honghong Zhuo, Mr. and Mrs. Zhiyan Lin and 6 fishing vessels

     
China Development Bank [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate   3.395%    
Debt Instrument, maturity date Feb. 11, 2016      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on London Interbank Offered Rate ("LIBOR")(1) plus 245 basis points      
China Development Bank One [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 2.941% 2.941%   2.941%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Nov. 25, 2016      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 800,000     ¥ 5,120
China Development Bank Two [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.049% 3.049%   3.049%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Dec. 09, 2016      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 800,000     ¥ 5,120
Fujian Haixia Bank [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate   7.36%    
Debt Instrument, maturity date Sep. 07, 2016      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by Pingtan Fishing's 17 fishing vessels      
Fujian Haixia Bank One [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate   1.621%    
Debt Instrument, maturity date Sep. 20, 2016      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by Pingtan Fishing's 17 fishing vessels      
Fujian Haixia Bank Two [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.211%     3.211%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Mar. 21, 2017      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 600,000     ¥ 4,000
Fujian Haixia Bank Three [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.204%     3.204%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Apr. 18, 2017      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 600,000     ¥ 4,000
Fujian Haixia Bank Four [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 1.739%     1.739%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Oct. 10, 2017      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by Pingtan Fishing's 17 fishing vessels      
China Development Bank Three [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.257%     3.257%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Apr. 18, 2017      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 300,000     ¥ 2,000
Fujian Haixia Bank Five [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 6.96%     6.96%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Sep. 13, 2017      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by Pingtan Fishing's 17 fishing vessels      
Fujian Haixia Bank Six [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 1.529%     1.529%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Sep. 22, 2017      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by Pingtan Fishing's 17 fishing vessels      
China Development Bank Four [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.51%     3.51%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Aug. 22, 2017      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Restricted cash deposit $ 1,000,000     ¥ 6,700
China Development Bank Seven [Member]        
Bank loans (Textual)        
Annual interest rate 3.593%     3.593%
Debt Instrument, maturity date Dec. 09, 2017      
Variable annual interest rate description Variable annual interest rate based on LIBOR(1) plus 230 basis points      
Short-term debt description Collateralized by a related party's two vessels      
Restricted cash deposit $ 500,000     ¥ 3,500