Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Shareholders' Equity (Details Textual)

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Shareholders' Equity (Details Textual) (USD $)
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Jun. 02, 2011
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Ordinary shares, shares issued   79,055,053us-gaap_CommonStockSharesIssued 79,055,053us-gaap_CommonStockSharesIssued  
Warrants issued 8,966,667pme_WarrantsIssued      
Ordinary shares, par value   $ 0.001us-gaap_CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare 0.001us-gaap_CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare  
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   50.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate    
IPO [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Ordinary shares, par value       $ 0.001us-gaap_CommonStockParOrStatedValuePerShare
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
Sale of stock, number of shares issued in transaction 5,000,000us-gaap_SaleOfStockNumberOfSharesIssuedInTransaction
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
     
Offering Price 10.00pme_OfferingPrice
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
     
Proceeds from issuance of common stock 50,000,000us-gaap_ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
     
Description of sale of stock Each unit consists of one ordinary share, $0.001 par value, of the Company and one redeemable purchase warrant. Each warrant will entitle the holder to purchase from the Company one ordinary share at an exercise price of $12.00 commencing upon the completion of a business combination and expiring five years from the consummation of a business combination.      
Warrant [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Warrants exercise price 12.00invest_InvestmentWarrantsExercisePrice
/ us-gaap_ClassOfWarrantOrRightAxis
= us-gaap_WarrantMember
     
Warrant [Member] | IPO [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Warrants issued 5,000,000pme_WarrantsIssued
/ us-gaap_ClassOfWarrantOrRightAxis
= us-gaap_WarrantMember
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
     
Sponsor Warrants [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Warrants exercise price 12.00invest_InvestmentWarrantsExercisePrice
/ us-gaap_ClassOfWarrantOrRightAxis
= pme_SponsorWarrantsMember
     
Sponsor Warrants [Member] | IPO [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Warrants issued 3,966,667pme_WarrantsIssued
/ us-gaap_ClassOfWarrantOrRightAxis
= pme_SponsorWarrantsMember
/ us-gaap_SubsidiarySaleOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_IPOMember
     
Pingtan Guansheng [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   10.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanGuanshengMember
   
Pingtan Fishing [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   10.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanFishingMember
50.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanFishingMember
 
Pingtan Dingxin [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   10.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanDingxinMember
   
Pingtan Duoying [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   10.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanDuoyingMember
   
Pingtan Ruiying [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Income tax statutory reserve percentage   10.00%us-gaap_EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_PingtanRuiyingMember
   
Chum Capital Group Limited [Member]        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee [Line Items]        
Ordinary shares, shares issued   30,329,883us-gaap_CommonStockSharesIssued
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_ChumCapitalGroupLimitedMember
   
Warrants issued   3,966,667pme_WarrantsIssued
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= pme_ChumCapitalGroupLimitedMember