MV Sydney 2000

MV Sydney 2000 is a cruise ship operating on Sydney Harbour. It holds the title for being the largest cruise ship operating on the harbour. Built in 1998 by Oceanfast in Henderson, Western Australia, it soon commenced operations as a three deck and five private dining room floating restaurant. The ship is owned by Captain Cook Cruises.[1][2]

MV Sydney 2000 in Sydney Cove, January 2013
Name: Sydney 2000
Owner: Captain Cook Cruises
Port of registry: Cairns
Completed: 1998
Status: In service
General characteristics
Length: 63.00 m (206 ft 8 in)
Beam: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)
Draught: 2 m (6 ft 7 in)
Capacity: 700 passengers

On 18 July 2008, Sydney 2000 hosted Pope Benedict XVI on his journey from Rose Bay to Barangaroo for the official World Youth Day 2008 welcoming.[3][4]


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  2. "Captain Cook Cruises | Company History". Tourism Industry Council NSW website. Tourism Industry Council NSW. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  3. "Comfort amid tight security on harbour cruise". Sydney Morning Herald website. Sydney Morning Herald. 17 July 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  4. "MV Sydney 2000 hosts Pope Benedict XVI". e Travel Blackboard website. e Travel Blackboard. 18 July 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
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