Super ships isn't the most accurate of titles, but it works. I am a veteran of all of the escape velocity games. After reaching the end of the game, I always wanted something to demonstrate that success, and then new challenges to pit myself against. This is that desire made manifest.
In a battlefront, speedy and reliable delivery of important goods and materials is essential. The courier has received minor alterations, increasing it's cargo capacity while allowing it a better jump capacity.
Design Note: The black circles denote the shape, I will shade in the pixels to clean it up. They are supposed to be bulges in the hull.