North Star received the prestigious British Safety Council's Sword of Honour, which is awarded to organisations who have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work.
North Star is one of only 2 organisations in the North-east of Scotland and one of 61 organisations worldwide to have achieved a Sword of Honour.
Callum Bruce, Managing Director of North Star Shipping, said:
"This is a major industry endorsement for North Star Shipping and all the efforts of our masters, crew and QHSE team who go above and beyond Flying the Flag for Safety, Service and Quality.
The Sword of Honour represents our ongoing commitment to maintaining a living safety culture across our entire business. Safety beyond compliance is at the heart of everything we do."
North Star Shipping has also achieved the esteemed International Safety Award for the 17th consecutive year- and for the forth year running with Distinction. The award has been achieved as a result of the company's commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health over the past 12 months.