You are Mr. Bruce from Smith Agency, I suppose
Excuse me, but are you the Chief Tally?
Who do you want to see, may I ask, the Chife Engineer or the Second Engineer?
Welcome aboard, gentlemen!
I am the sailor on duty, our captain has asked me to meet you here at the gangway.
Let me show you the way.
After you, please.
Shall I take you to the saloon?
Mind your steps, the deck is slippery.
Please go this way, the passage over there is blocked by deck cargo.
Let\’s keep away from the derricks.
Would you like to have a rest in our saloon first?
Would you like totake off your overcoat? I\’ll hang for you.
Here you are at last. I\’ve been expecting you ever since I got your phone call.
Won\’t you take a seat and make yourself at home?
Sorry to have kept you waiting such a long tine.
Could you please tell me what I can do for you?
Our chief officer isn\’t in. Have you got any messege for him?
Shall we get down to business now?
You\’ve come to talk about the cargo plan, I suppose.
To be frank with you, it\’s out of the question.
I am afraid it\’s against our rule.
Without our bosun\’s permission, nothing can be done.
It\’s beyond my power to give you a straight answer, I\’ll have to consult with our captain.
I\’ll take the matter into consideration and let you know our decision sometime next week.
Let\’s do our best to find a solution to the problem before our ship leaves.
There is no hurry to say“no”. Let\’s both give the matter a second thought.
Why don\’t we make a comprise instead of sticking to each ground?
I am glad we\’ve seen everything eye to eye.
Wait a moment! I\’ll ask the sailor on duty to see you to the gangway.