06 May 2016 at 1530 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in British Columbia, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported a 54 year old male who became stranded due to his vessel sinking. The individual was transported by vessel to a secure location. No injuries were reported with this incident.