Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Mar. 16, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
Document Information Line Items      
Entity Registrant Name Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   79,055,053  
Entity Public Float     $ 93,900,000
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0001517130    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code E9    
Entity File Number 001-35192    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes