Remove Large Ports from Small Ships
Reduce the size of components along with a reduction in the resources need to use them and a corresponding increase in the number needed to build.
Remove the Large Block Conveyor Port Items from small ships and replace with small conveyor versions.
If I can hold a welder, grinder, or drill in my hand, there's no reason I couldn't strap one to a pole on my ship. I shouldn't have to have 50% of my ship be comprised of goofy adapters to route giant ports to containers.