Explosion Proof Cranes and Hoists

Vector Lifting has a range of explosion proof crane and hoist products suitable for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas.  Products available are offered with Explosion Protection to ATEX standards or to client specified standards. With varying site conditions, customer preferences and functional requirements, Vector Lifting has the capability to offer products tailored to suit project specifications.

With extensive experience in the LNG and LPG fields, Vector Lifting has developed leading technologies to provide superior products to satisfy all types of site demands. Slewing Jib Cranes and dedicated Traveling Hoists to suit tank monorail systems are available as standard products or custom orders. Both Single and Double Drum Hoists are offered, with Double Drum units having complete redundancy of one drum, with the ability to lift the full rated capacity on a single drum more


  • Designed to operate in harsh environments
  • Hazardous Zone 1 and 2 operation (ATEX or required standard)
  • 2 Speed Hoisting
  • Single or Double Drum Hoists
  • Exd and Exe Rated Electric Brake Motors on Hoists
  • Upper and Lower Safety Limits on lifting travel
  • Auxiliary rope with swivel hook attachment for general purpose hoisting
  • Auxiliary Hoist (secondary) for general purpose hoisting
  • Crane Jib Lock
  • Crane and Hoist Maintenance Platforms


Vector Lifting is fast becoming the leading international designer and manufacturer of explosion proof jib cranes, with contracts on nearly all continents. Vector Lifting has continued to develop and improve the efficinecy and safety of working in highly sensitive zones. With the incorporation of pneumatic and manual gondolas to assist in the servicing and maintenance of the LNG tanks. Below are some images of the fabricated cranes and gondolas just prior to dispatch.


Explosion Proof Column