07 September 2015 at 0140 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off of the coast of Florida.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. U.S. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported a group of individuals who became immobile due to their malfunctioning vessel. The individuals were towed back to shore by a U.S. Coast Guard vessel. No injuries reported with this incident.