Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Oct. 11, 2021
Jun. 30, 2020
Document Information Line Items      
Trading Symbol PME    
Document Type 10-K/A    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   85,940,965  
Entity Public Float     $ 39,000,000
Amendment Flag true    
Amendment Description Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (“PME”) is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 (this “Amendment No. 1”), originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 13, 2021 (the “Original Filing”), solely to supplement Note 18 (Subsequent Events) to PME’s consolidated financial statements included therein to include information regarding an impairment charge of a krill vessel and the conversion and redemption of shares of the Company’s preferred stock. Pursuant to the rules of the SEC, Item 15 of Part IV of the Original Filing has also been amended to contain the currently-dated certifications from our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, as required by Sections 302 and 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Except as expressly stated above, this Amendment No. 1 neither alters the Original Filing nor updates the Original Filing to reflect events or developments since the date of the filing of the Original Filing. For convenience of reference only, this Amendment No. 1 restates in its entirety the full text of the Original Filing, as amended by this Amendment No. 1.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001517130    
Entity Current Reporting Status No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code E9    
Entity File Number 001-35192    
Entity Tax Identification Number 00-0000000    
Entity Address, Address Line One 18-19/F    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Zhongshan Building A    
Entity Address, Address Line Three No. 154 Hudong Road    
Entity Address, City or Town Fuzhou    
Entity Address, Country CN    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 350001    
City Area Code (86)    
Local Phone Number 591-8727-1266    
Title of 12(b) Security Ordinary Shares, $0.001 par value    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes