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The DNV publication was issued in September 2013, it contains current and historic changes to statutory interpretations and supersedes DNV Statutory Interpretations dated February 2013. The SOLAS interpretations stated in this document cover construction, lifesaving arrangement, fire detection, protection and extinction, IMSBC and FSS Codes, GMDSS, ISM Code, safety of navigation, special measure to enhance maritime security, management for the safe operation of ships, acceptance and test criteria for water mist sprinkler system fitted in accommodation and service spaces. The present publication is intended to present the DNV's interpretations of the various international statutory documents. Subject interpretations have been provided for the cases where there is no IACS UI or no any other interpretations. Note that this document covers only some selected relevant topics and must not be taken as the complete interpretations of DNV to international statutory instruments. In the cases where this Classification Society acts on behalf of the Flag, international statutory instruments, IACS UIs and our statutory interpretations shall be followed; any guidelines issued by IMO shall also be taken into account.