In this exciting new 'Whale Wars' 87-minute special event, the Sea Shepherds must overcome the loss of their leader, when Captain Paul Watson steps down as fleet commander. In Paul's absence, four rookie boat captains must lead the charge to Antarctica to try and stop the Japanese whalers. After a collision with a massive fuel tanker, Captain Luis must choose between his mission and his crew's safety. Captain Sid makes a decision that may cost the life of a whale. And in the most epic battle in Sea Shepherd history, Captain Peter Hammarstedt risks his life and the lives of his crew when he goes head-to-head with the whaler's monstrous factory ship.