Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

TERM LOANS (Details Textual)

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TERM LOANS (Details Textual) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2012
Dec. 31, 2012
Interest Expense, Long-term Debt $ 432,571 $ 151,200 $ 834,525 $ 151,200  
Short-term loans 20,144,510   20,144,510   25,169,260 [1]
Interest Costs Capitalized 25,220 83,524 25,220 83,524  
Industrial Commercial Bank Of China, Fuzhou Dongjiekou Branch Transaction Eleven [Member]
         
Debt Instrument, Maturity Date     Oct. 31, 2013    
Debt Instrument, Periodic Payment, Principal     5,873,210    
China Minsheng Banking Corp Limited [Member]
         
Short-term loans 0   0   3,645,817
Debt Instrument, Maturity Date     Apr. 18, 2015    
Debt Instrument, Collateral     Pingtan Fishing put 10 fishing vessels, as collateral to secure Hong Longs long-term loans from the financial institution in amount of approximately $10.6 million    
Debt Instrument Guaranteed Payment     45,600,000    
Shanghaipudong Development Corporation Limited [Member]
         
Short-term loans 8,100,000   8,100,000    
Debt Instrument, Maturity Date     Sep. 05, 2013    
Debt Instrument, Collateral     Pingtan Fishing provided certain guarantees to Hong Long for its short-term loans from Shanghai Pudong Development Corporation Limited, Fuzhou Branch, in maximum guarantee amount of approximately $8.1 million.    
China Citic Bank [Member]
         
Short-term loans 24,400,000   24,400,000    
Debt Instrument, Maturity Date     Sep. 21, 2013    
Debt Instrument, Collateral     Pingtan Fishing provided certain guarantees to Hong Long for its short-term loans from China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited, in maximum guarantee amount of approximately $24.4 million.    
Industrial and Commercial Bank Of China [Member]
         
Short-term loans $ 11,183,061   $ 11,183,061   $ 14,390,323
Debt Instrument, Maturity Date     Jan. 28, 2016    
Debt Instrument, Collateral     Pingtan Fishing provided certain guarantees to Hong Long for its term loans from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Fuzhou Jinshan Branch, in maximum guarantee amount of approximately $13.0 million.    
[1] Represents the consolidation retrospectively restated as if Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (formerly known as China Growth Equity Investment Ltd.) completed its merger with China Dredging Group Co., Ltd. and the share purchase of Merchant Supreme Co., Ltd. on January 1, 2012 rather than on February 25, 2013.