24 November 2013 at 0140 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Florida. IERCC personnel contacted United States Coast Guard and informed them of the activation. USCG advised that they had a tow service en route. The tow service arrived on location and transported one individual and his boat to safety; no injuries were reported.