Cargo Canisters are containers that are used to transport different goods across the galaxy. A filled canister weighs approximately 1 tonne. All Commodities transported in the Cargo Racks of Ships and SRVs do so in canisters.
Each cargo canister is shaped like a rounded octagonal prism and is about the size of a full-grown human. There are various different cannister designs, used by different types of commodities.